Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

The home of the habitants

Three women and several children posing in front of a large old house with cedar shingling.

The Pierre-Abel Marquis house in Cacouna.

© Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Rivière-du-Loup, digital coll., F0055/267.

The Pierre-Abel Marquis house served as a hotel for many years.

Some houses were rented out to just one family, like a second home. The largest residences were sometimes rented by innkeepers who would then, in turn, rent out rooms to travellers.

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