Louis-Joseph Papineau National Historic Site

November 6, 1837: the house of Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the Patriotes, is attacked by the Doric Club, an Anglophone paramilitary organization. Fortunately, the attackers failed to get inside. This Old Montréal building bears witness to one of the most tormented times in Quebec and Canadian history. Although closed to the public, it’s possible to see the beautifully restored façade of the residence from the days when Papineau was at the peak of his political career.

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The site is not open to the public but you can see the front view of the building.

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