The Bright Lake Tragedy, Huron Shores, 1941
Publication:
Algoma Advocate, January 8, 1942


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Types:
Clippings
Obituaries
Description:
This obituary tells of the tragic drowning deaths of seven people on Bright Lake, Christmas night 1941, the funeral services and the sense of mourning and loss experienced by the Tait, Gardiner and Draper families, their friends and communities.
Notes:
The headline reads "Over 1000 persons attended the public funeral service at Iron Bridge Orange Hall - Whole Communities Plunged into Sadness and Gloom"

This clipping can be found in the Gardiner/Allen scrapbook 1700's - 1954.
Date of Original:
January 8, 1942
Date Of Event:
December 25, 1941
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Gardiner Allen scrapbook
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.25006 Longitude: -83.5666
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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The Bright Lake Tragedy, Huron Shores, 1941


This obituary tells of the tragic drowning deaths of seven people on Bright Lake, Christmas night 1941, the funeral services and the sense of mourning and loss experienced by the Tait, Gardiner and Draper families, their friends and communities.