“Jeanne Mance (1606-1673) From France to New France”
In the context of the celebrations marking the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal city and of hotel Dieu, as well as part of the 25th anniversary of the Museum, this exhibition presents Jeanne Mance from her native land, Langres (France), to the Parisian circles that will provide her the necessary support to leave for Ville-Marie and to establish the first hospital. She will administer the hotel Dieu throughout her life. Jeanne Mance and Maisonneuve found Montreal on May 17, 1642.
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Credit: Portrait of Jeanne Mance, Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, Archives of RHSJ.