QC - Battle of the Châteauguay : Historic Sites to Visit
The Battle of the Châteauguay Historic Site commemorates the victory of Canadian troops over the invading American army on October 26th, 1813. Visit the interpretation centre to discover how 300 Canadian fighters managed to defeat 3,700 Americans, an unrecognized episode in our history that recalls the importance of these militiamen who became heroes.
The battlefield: The belvedere
This indoor lookout provides an exceptional view of the battlefield! Using an interactive scale model, the interpreters enhance this panoramic tour by revealing the key strategies used during the confrontation that took place along the Châteauguay River on October 26, 1813.
Not far from the Interpretation Centre, you can admire a monument commemorating the Battle of the Châteauguay, erected in 1895 by the Canadian Parliament.
There is also a shaded picnic area where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch while admiring the beauty of the Châteauguay River! While you are there, take a look at the architecture of the period log cabin!