1904: Perished in the lake before aid reached him

Anonymous
Mar 8, 2013

 

This week in the Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay blog, an 1868 city directory, a graveyard poem from 1900, and death by Lake Erie at the end of winter in 1904.

"On March 1, 1904, Horace Chamberlain and Edward Finn went out onto Sandusky Bay in a skiff to set some fish nets. The bay was filled with large cakes of ice. When the small vessel ran into a large ice cake, the two young men were thrown into the cold water, Edward Finn was able to find safety atop an ice cake, but Horace Chamberlain was not able to get to safety."

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