Fort Ramsay

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1926. - Photograph of the Augustinian monastery in Gaspé. The original building, called Fort Ramsay, was built in 1826 by Colonel John Douglas McConnell. It was bought by businessman John Le Boutillier twenty years later. In 1865, it burned down, but was rebuilt identically. In 1926, it became the first hospital in Gaspé, under the direction of the Augustinian community.

For more information: Mélanie Dassylva, project manager. "In the footsteps of Gaspé's history". Gaspé, Cradle of Canada, 2010. 95 pages.

The publication of this document online was made possible thanks to the financial participation of the City of Gaspé.

Reference :

Musée de la Gaspésie. Fonds Les Augustines de la miséricorde de Jésus du monastère de Gaspé . P46/1b/2/22.

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