Memorial to Jacques Archambault’s Well
Place d’Youville, Montréal


Near here at the Place d’Armes of the fort, Jacques Archambault (1604-1688), sole ancestor of the Archambaults of America, in 1658 constructed the first well on the Island of Montréal at the request of the governor, Monsieur de Maisonneuve.

The Duval Family
of Unity and Marshfield