Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

To each his paradise

A dozen or so people behind a cottage in casual dress, two holding binoculars.

Lionel Boucher’s cottage on Lake de la Grande-Fourche, c. 1950.

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Joseph-Adélard Boucher coll., jab0584a.

Around 1950, the Bouchers bought a simple cottage with a breathtaking view of Lake de la Grande-Fourche. Just a few kilometres from the family’s main home, it is an easily accessible gathering place even for very short stays.

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