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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Louis Cabin (RM of St. Andrews)

This building in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews was built in the early 20th century as a summer home for the family of Francois Xavier Gadiou-Saint Louis, who founded the Petersfield town site and resort on which it sits. The cottage retains its original features, including an open-plan living room, added verandah, and porch subdivided into bedrooms for additional sleeping room. It was subsequently occupied and maintained by the Best family for over seven decades.

St. Louis Cabin

St. Louis Cabin (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

St. Louis Cabin

St. Louis Cabin (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.29915, W96.96176
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

St. Louis Cabin, NE 22-15-4E, Petersfield, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 July 2019

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