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INTERNMENT CAMP S/43 - A LITTLE-KNOWN EPISODE OF MONTREAL’S HISTORY

Type:
Historical Recreation
Date:
September 5 - November 1, 2020
Time:
14:30 - 15:00
Details:

During World War II, 25 civil and military internment camps were active in Canada. Camp S/43 was one of them, located in the military structures of the Fort on St. Helen’s Island, which now houses the Stewart Museum. Between 1940 and 1943, 400 Italian merchant seamen and civilians were detained there. Discover this little-known episode of Montreal’s history in a guided tour of the historic buildings, accompanied by archival documents and the testimony of a former prisoner.

Location:
Stewart Museum
Address:
20, chemin du Tour de l’Isle, au parc Jean-Drapeau
City:
Montreal, Quebec

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