Item 5 - Tete de Pont Barracks

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Tete de Pont Barracks

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CA ON00239 F01411-S26-f12-5

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  • [180-?] (Creation)

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  • 1 photographs : b&w ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm.
  • 1 copyprint : b&w ; 10 x 12.5 cm.

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Item is a photograph of an archway entrance to Tete de Pont Barracks with cannon on top of archway.

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Copied from an original glass plate negative.


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Also have copynegatives (35mm.)

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Have contact prints in Duplicate File.

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The original fort on the site was a wooden fort built in 1673 by Louis de Buade. Later, the forts first Commandant, Robert Cavelier de la Salle, changed the walls to stone. In 1845, Fort Frontenac was replaced by barracks known as Tete de Pont Barracks.

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Description created 8/29/2002.

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  • Folder: V23 MilB-Tete de Pont-5