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Discovery Tour of Old Montréal’s
Archaeological Sites
You can literally follow in the footsteps of history in Old Montréal. The granite paving stones throughout the streets, sidewalks and public spaces of Old Montréal mark the buried remains of the 18th-century fortified city’s stone walls and main sites.
Ground Marks
   Ground Marks, Place Jacques-Cartier.
 Photo: Ville de Montréal
We hope that following this trail through time will give you a glimpse of the urban landscape of 18th-century Montréal, as well as some insight into the impact the fortifications had on city planning.
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