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Notre Dame Church, Interior, Montreal, Que. The first Notre Dame chapel was built in 1642 at Point Callieres, succeeded by a larger edifice in 1654. In 1672 the first Notre Dame Church was built on Place D'Armes. The present church was erected in 1829, The interior is 255 ft. long, 134 ft. wide and 80 ft. high. In the eastern tower hand 10 bells and in the wester Le Gros Bourdon weighing 15 tons. The towers are 227 ft. high.

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Alice & Helen [Quebec, Canada]

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Mrs. John C. Landis, Jr. [Saint Joseph, Missouri]

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Saturday / We are simply thrilled with all the lovely churches, buildings and houses we have seen. Sorry we can’t stay longer as there is so much to see. Love Alice & Helen

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English

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Montréal (Québec), Notre-Dame de Montréal (Church), Basilicas, Catholic churches, Interiors, Altars

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