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The Gendron Block

Architectural and Historical Value | Designated in 1982

This structure was built in the Second Empire style which was so popular between 1860 and 1880. Gendron shoepacks were manufactured upstairs in the early part of the last century. These hand-stitched boots were extremely waterproof and “Gendron Penetangs” were adopted for use by the Canadian Army during World War One. (Pictured in its original state)

Constructed in 1835

87 Main Street, Penetanguishene Ontario, L9M 1S8 Canada

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