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The First-Class Hotel, Grosse-Île | by soilse
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The First-Class Hotel, Grosse-Île

Faded memories of a time long ago. Imagine the stories those walls and windows could tell...

 

'This new hotel was built in 1912 to accommodate travellers who were placed under medical observation. From the ships, passengers could easily discern the huge white building, its chimneys, and its high gables. This long structure was made of concrete and erected on a headland set back from the quarantine station. Between 1916 and 1917, a dance pavilion was erected by roofing the platform where the water tanks had been.'

 

Quote from Parks Canada web site: www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/qc/grosseile/natcul/natcul3/a.aspx

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Taken on August 16, 2008