Cape at “La Vieille”

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1877. - Etching of the cape at "La Vieille" (the Old Lady), at the tip of the Forillon peninsula.

""La Vieille", a rock of not much scope, was given this name because the eyes of the sailors saw the head of a woman covered with a large cap, as would wear our Canadian grandmothers." (Loose translation of Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Ferland, La Gaspésie, 1877)

Reference :

Musée de la Gaspésie. W. Scheuer. "Phares sur le Saint-Laurent" in L'Opinion publique, 22 November 1877. Fonds Richard Gauthier . P162/6/1.

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