MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

Researched and compiled by Lorie Pierce, [email protected]

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

This 1871 photo of Breakneck Stairs, originally called Champlain Stairs and also known as “Beggars’ Stairs,” shows how the Champlain Street area looked at the time of this resident’s complaint about “rowdies” harassing passersby.

April 27, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
Quebec Library