Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Upward gaze

A chapel and large white house, on top of a cliff facing the river.

A Tadoussac landscape, c. 1900. 

© Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Rivière-du-Loup, digital coll., F0056/2/645.

The summer home of Lord Dufferin, Governor General of Canada from June 25, 1872, to October 19, 1878, can be found behind the chapel in Tadoussac. The cliff face offered a spectacular view of the bay of Tadoussac, the mouth of the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence Estuary.

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