The interpretation centre for the French Seigniorial Regime, is situated in the village of St-Jean, in the heart of Orleans Island. The Manoir Mauvide-Genest is a real gem of the Québec heritage. It remains one of the all too rare example of a seigniorial residence in a rural area of the “Nouvelle-France”.
The Manoir Mauvide-Genest was constructed in 1734 by Jean Mauvide, a young surgeon in the King’s army who became Lord of the manor in 1752. He renovated and enlarged his residence to transform it into the manor house you see today.
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