Charlesbourg-Royal in Quebec

The first European colony in Canada (after the Vikings in 1000 AD)¬†was the French colony of Charlesbourg-Royal in modern-day Quebec, Canada. Built in 1544 it would be preceded by only one other European colony on the East Coast of North America: San Miguel de Gualdape built in 1526 in Georgia. Thus Charlesbourg-Royal is the second […]