Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
LUDGAR AND MADELEINE GAREAU
Imagine bringing your new bride home to begin your lives together-just to find your community a recent war zone¬-and your dream home is a pile of ashes and nails. Do you rebuild on site? Or do you find a more peaceful place to live. That’s what faced Ludger and Madeline DeLorme Gareau in the spring of 1885.