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Lieu historique national du Canada Le Dispensaire de la Garde de La Corne

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Abitibi-Témiscamingue La Corne

For 40 years, Gertrude Duchemin was a colonial nurse. Following her death, her fellow citizens respected her last wishes to open her dispensary to the public. Learn about the history of dispensaries, including their social role, the professional and personal life of the nurses and the evolution of the healthcare system.

Map and contact information


Some restrictions may apply. It is always advisable to check the schedule with the company before travelling.


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Contact information

339, rte 111, La Corne, Québec, Canada, J0Y 1R0

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking
  • Parking for buses
  • Parking for motor homes
  • Permanent exhibitions


  • Entertainment
  • Entertainment for children
  • Hiking
  • Multimedia/videos/movies
  • Children's playground
  • Self-guided tours
  • Tours : in french


  • Internet access : free wireless
  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Camping accommodation
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area



  • Open in the off-season
  • Reservations required
  • Tours : in french

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