The Citadelle of Québec

In the 1820s, British-held Québec City feared an attack from the Americans to the south. And it had every reason to. The Americans had attacked the city back in 1775, and the War of 1812 was still fresh in their minds. In response to this threat, British military engineer Elias Walker Durnford oversaw construction of the Citadelle of […]

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