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  (b. 13 August 1567 France   d. 25 December 1635 Québec, Canada, New France )  

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Samuel DE CHAMPLAIN was born 13 August 1567 in France

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Samuel DE CHAMPLAIN died 25 December 1635 in Québec, Canada, New France .

Occupation: Navigator, cartographer, soldier, explorer, administrator and chronicler of New France

"The Father of New France"

m. Hélène Boullé ​(m. 1610)

Champlain, Samuel (1578-1635). Géographe, explorateur et colonisateur. Il visita le fleuve Saint-Laurent et la rivière Richelieu en 1603 jusqu'à Saint-Ours (Richelieu) piloté par François Gravé. Il séjourna en Acadie en 1604. Il fonda Québec en 1608. En 1609, il remonte le Richelieu jusqu'au lac Champlain. En 1627, il fut nommé gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France.
- Né à Brouage, France.
- Fils d'Antoine Champlain et de Marguerite LeRoy.
- Il a épousé Hélène Boullé à Paris en 1610.
- Décédé et inhumé à Québec.

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On Wednesday, June 24, 1603, Saint John's Day, Champlain in turn disembarked at Deschambault on his first trip to the interior of the country. He noticed the dangers of the rapids (later called the Richelieu rapids) for navigation.

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1603 - March 15: Samuel de Champlain set sail for Quebec from Honfleur, France following in the path of Jacques Cartier to the St Lawrence River and Tadoussac

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1605 - Samuel de Champlain establishes the first successful New France Colony at Port Royal
1604, June 20 - Pierre de Monts and Samuel de Champlain reach the Annapolis Basin; Champlain names the whole area Port Royal. The following year, 1605, the French will settle here. De Poutrincourt requests this land for his retirement, a request de Monts will grant. todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_20

1604 - October 2 - Samuel de Champlain arrives back at Ste-Croix with Jean Ralluau after exploring the coast of Maine; they have a hard winter with Pierre de Monts and 77 others, and the following Spring move across the Bay of Fundy to found Port Royal on the Annapolis Basin. todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_2

1605, June 18 - Pierre de Mons moves colony from Ste-Croix across the Bay of Fundy to the more temperate Annapolis Basin, to a site Samuel de Champlain had scouted, end starts building Port Royal with St Croix timber; habitation the first permanent European settlement in Canada. Champlain then sails down the New...Read MORE...

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1608 - Samuel de Champlain arrives in Quebec
In the year 1541, French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first to arrive in Quebec. He attempted to set up a French colony in Quebec, but failed. The French colony was later founded and set up in the year 1608 by another French explorer named Samuel de Champlain in a series of voyages that he undertook to Canada.

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It was in 1608 that Samuel de Champlain gave this name to the place that would become La Malbaie.
Entering the waters, Champlain noticed that the bay was muddy and he nicknamed it malle baye.
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Samuel de Champlain had the first dwellings and barns built there between 1626 and 1628.
Nevertheless, according to certain sources, the first establishments of farmers who cultivated wheat were born there in 1610. The colony was burned down during the attack of the Kirke brothers in 1628.
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We find the name of Grondines on a map of 1632.
It was chosen because 'of a large number of flats of large pebbles which are in front, which means that, when it is windy, the waters make a great noise there (according to Gideon of Catalonia). During the summer of 1633, Champlain set up the first trading post there upstream from Quebec.
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25 December 1635
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1674 - Grondines Windmill
The name Grondines was named by Samuel de Champlain himself. 'Grondines' is from the French verb 'gronder', meaning to rumble or roar. In 1674, the Grondines windmill was built and is the oldest windmill in Québec. The windmill was first a flour mill, and then a lighthouse.
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Samuel DE CHAMPLAIN - Samuel de Champlain statue, Isle La Motte, Vermont
Samuel de Champlain statue, Isle La Motte, Vermont

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