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St-Jean Historic Home

St-Jean's beautiful Normandy-style manor was built in 1734 for Jean Mauvide, the surgeon to Louis XV, and his wife, Marie-Anne Genest. The most notable thing about this house, which still has its original thick walls, ceiling beams, and fireplaces, is the degree to which it has held up over the years. The house serves as an interpretation center of New France's seigneurial regime, with 18th-century furniture, a historic vegetable garden, a multimedia presentation, and tours with guides dressed in 18th-century costumes.

Historic Home

Quick Facts

1451 chemin Royal
St-Jean, Québec  G0A 3W0, Canada

418-829–2630

www.manoirmauvidegenest.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: C$10 with guided tour. Groups of 20 or more only.

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