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Nelson's Column in Place Jacques Cartier Old Montreal Canada

Nelson's Column is a monument erected in 1809 at Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, dedicated to the honour of Admiral Horatio Nelson following his death at the Battle of Trafalgar. Since the destruction of Dublin's Nelson's Pillar (1808–1966), Montreal's stands as the oldest "Nelson's Column" in the world, and is also the city's oldest surviving monument. Neither the French Revolution nor Napoleon had been popular among the French in Montreal, and contrary to later belief, the public funds raised for the monument were collected from British and French Montrealers alike.

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