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Musee Historique de Tracadie

222-399, rue du Couvent, Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick, Canada
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Type: Museums, History Museums, Cultural
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Type: Museums, History Museums, Cultural

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Columbia Station, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Although the museum was closed at lunch time we did wander inside the old building. The grounds are quite interesting.

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Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The museum provides a glimpse into the past of Tracadie-Sheila, in particular how leprosy affected their community (beginning in the late 1800's) and how people with the disease were cared for here. It was interesting to learn the theories about how the disease arrived in the area, and how treatment evolved over time. A lazaretto was built, and a group... More 

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Quebec
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

We discovered this small museum by accident and learned that some people in this area had contracted lepra

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