Sinking of Steamer Merida/Colleen Maguire – Kingsbridge


Date: September 14th, 8:00 pm

Venue: Kingsbridge Centre,

Location: Kingsbridge


A HURON COUNTY TRAGEDY

~ presentation by Colleen Maguire ~

Colleen Maguire tells us the story of Black Friday,

Oct. 20, 1916, the sinking of the Steamer Merida

in Lake Erie.  Aboard the freighter were 23 men,

10 from Huron County, 5 from Goderich & 3 from Kingsbridge.

Learn the personal stories of these sailors’ stories as you listen

in the church where two of the funerals were conducted.

 

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