Stadacona


Stadacona

Stadacona was a 16th century St. Lawrence Iroquoian village near present-day Quebec City. Jacques Cartier reached this village on Stadacone on Sept. 7th 1535. With the aid of two Aboriginals from Stadacona, he was able to travel to Hochelaga and the Lachine rapids. But later to returned to Stadacona to spend the winter there with his group of 110 men.

ee also

*Jacques Cartier
*History of Quebec City
*St. Lawrence Iroquoians
*Hochelaga (village)
*Stadacona Barracks (formerly CFB Stadacona), CFB Halifax - Halifax, Nova Scotia


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