Ron Burgess (, author of The Lake Captain, 1812, will be providing an historical presentation on Sunday, October 14/18 at 3:00 p.m. at the Historic Cordukes/Weber 12-Sided Barn (1410 Basswood Lake Rd.) in Sowerby.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the adjacent Sowerby Hall.

When the British ship, The Nancy, was sunk at Nottowasaga, the crew traveled by rowboat to Thessalon, where they captured two American vessels.  Hear about this historic event in the War of 1812.  Everyone welcome.  Admission is by free will offering. All proceeds will be donated to the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH).

The presentation is sponsored by The Big Basswood Lake Association; the Sowerby Heritage Centre Committee, and The North Shore Sentinel.

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