Memoirs of A Lightkeeper’s Son, Remembering Life On Ontario’s Victoria Island
By Colin MacLean
My Dad, James (Jim) McLean, was employed at United Grain Growers Elevator in Current River, Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s. We owned land in Cloud Bay, and had built a home for our family one mile from Lake Superior and two miles to Highway 61, where the school was located. All ten of us attended the one-room school. Dad applied for a government job as a lighthouse keeper during the Depression. To be eligible, you had to be a veteran of the First World War. . .
Read the complete story with photos as was printed in the May 2008 Issue of Lighthouse Digest.
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