Date: between 1926 and 1935.
Credits: BAnQ Rouyn-Noranda, Xstrata Cuivre Canada funds, Fonderie Horne, Vavasour & Dick series. 08-Y,P123,S1,P10.
Starting in the winter of 1923–1924, the first log cabins were built around Osisko Lake. For its first inhabitants, this lake made it easier to get around and allowed easy access to drinking water. These rudimentary buildings were the core around which the Rouyn’s mining community would expand.