Almonte Train Crash 80th Anniversary Memorial Tribute - This event has already occurred

Friday, January 6, 2023 7:00 p.m.

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Almonte Old Town Hall
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Event Details:

One of the worst train accidents in Canadian History took place in Almonte on December 27th 1942. A train carrying Canadian troops headed overseas struck the rear of the local train stopped in Almonte, crowded with holiday passengers returning to Ottawa. There were 39 deaths and over 150 injured.

7:00PM: Candle Lighting Service at the Almonte Train Wreck Memorial site (located on the corner of Mill Street and Bridge Street in Almonte)

7:45PM: 80th Anniversary Commemorative Presentation & Displays Held at the auditorium in the Almonte Old Town Hall

 

*A Bicentennial Event Presented by the North Lanark Historical Society*

 

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