Tuesday, January 15, 2008

On this day in Our Islands History

In 1947, tragedy struck Amherst Island when five members of Lucien Cormier's family perished in a fire at their home. The five victims were : the wife of Lucien, Georgiana Borne - 51 years, and his four children, Henri-Paul - 19 years, Denise - 16 years, Marie-Berthe - 8 years and Marie-Paul, - 6 years.

- From the chronicle's of historian Father Frédéric Landry
Événements Historiques Agenda (Septembre 1993 à Septembre 1994)

- From Deux siecles d'Histoire, Iles de la Madeleine 1793-1992, by Chantal Naud

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