The story behind Rue Nassau

Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Nassau is a short residential street in Sainte-Foy, south of Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, between Boulevard Pie-XII and Rue Dijon. 

Rue Nassau is named after the capital city of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, an archipelagic state consisting of over 700 islands, cays and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida and north of Cuba. Nassau is located on the island of New Providence. The Bahamas were the site of Christopher Columbus' first landfall in the New World in 1492.