Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Build on high ground!

Workers on the roof of a house being built in winter.

The construction of Auguste Durnford’s villa in Cacouna (December 14, 1901).

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Stanislas Belle coll., b05609b.

Taken in winter, this photo helps us fully realize just how important the choice of location was in building the house.

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