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Teresa Vanderburgh's Musical Scrapbook #1 - Benefit Concert Program for September 26 Tornado Sufferers


Description
Mystery Question:
Does anyone know where the Odd Fellows' Hall was located in Thorold?
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Creator:
Teresa Vanderburgh, Compiler
Media Type:
Text
Item Types:
Scrapbooks
Pamphlets
Programs
Description:
Page 50, Item 2 of the first of Teresa Vanderburgh's Musical Scrapbooks - program for a benefit concert at the Odd Fellows' Hall in Thorold. The proceeds of the concert were to be given to the sufferers of the September 26 Tornado. October 10, 1898.
Notes:
Location: Scrapbook # 1 - Page 50 - Item 2

Date of Scrapbook: 1876-1922


On September 26, a tornado struck Merritton, killing four people in Merritton and one in Thorold, It caused damage to many buildings including the school, Lincoln Mill and the Presbyterian Church. The tornado began in St. Catharines, continued through Merritton and Thorold, crossed the border and dissipated somewhere around Tonawanda New York.

Teresa Vanderburgh was one of St. Catharines' most prominent musicians and teachers for many years. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, musical programs and pamphlets for St. Catharines and other places of interest to Miss Vanderburgh. She died on January 15, 1941.
Pagination:
p. 50
Date of Publication:
10 Oct 1898
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.11682 Longitude: -79.19958
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Teresa Vanderburgh's Musical Scrapbook #1 - Benefit Concert Program for September 26 Tornado Sufferers


Page 50, Item 2 of the first of Teresa Vanderburgh's Musical Scrapbooks - program for a benefit concert at the Odd Fellows' Hall in Thorold. The proceeds of the concert were to be given to the sufferers of the September 26 Tornado. October 10, 1898.