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Lieu historique national Louis-S.-St-Laurent

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Address: 6790, route Louis-S.-St-Laurent, Compton, Quebec J0B 1L0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 888-773-8888
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The Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site of Canada, which is located...

The Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site of Canada, which is located in Compton, in the Eastern Townships, some 20 km from Sherbrooke, is a living reminder of the life and work of the former Prime Minister of Canada. The rural atmosphere of the village, the charming house in which Louis St. Laurent was born, the once bustling general store.

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A great piece of Canadiana

I am always amazed at how little reverence is afforded past Canadian Prime Ministers, including dead ones. The birth places or residences of such great PMs as Sir John A... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2015
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I am always amazed at how little reverence is afforded past Canadian Prime Ministers, including dead ones. The birth places or residences of such great PMs as Sir John A. MacDonald and Wilfred Laurier are owned by private foundations and not the Canadian people. Therefore I was quite pleasantly surprised to find that the boyhood home of one of Canada's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

As soon as we entered the General Store we were warmly welcomed by park staff. The staff clearly loved this site and were very knowledgable. The multi media show was informative (we are Americans). A good way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

The museum, store and house, are set up in a way to easily go through and see everything. Plus the short history lesson is done in a unique way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Loved the old general store and story of this Canadian historical figure. Felt like we were in the families living rooms (we were!) and the staff were marvellous, bilingual and funny and well-trained. They let us in the house even tho they had a large group to take thru the shop and we had a great time watching the historical... More 

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