Hidden English history in Saguenay: Part 2 La Maison Price

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Innkeeper Marilyne Tremblay, pictured with a 19th-century index of newspapers found in the house, has enjoyed rediscovering the house's rich history.

Everyone in Chicoutimi knows where the Maison Price is – and knows that if sweaty, lost backpackers show up on their street, they’re probably looking for the distinctive youth hostel with its wide veranda and bright red shutters.
  
The hostel, which opened in 2010, is a remnant of a largely forgotten time in the history of Saguenay, when the region’s Anglophone co