Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

The story of an outing

Photocopy of a document written with feather-penned ink.

Journal of the Val d'Or cottage, at Trois-Saumons Lake, June 21, 1915.

© Archives de la Côte-du-sud, F001/36/8.

In this notebook, members of the Verreault and Bourgault families recorded the stories oftheir stays at their cottage, Val d'Or. In a poetic and funny description of a boating excursion, mosquitoes were not the only uninvited guests. Five mice had slipped onto the vacationers’ vessel. 

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