Passage 3: Mary Garvey tells Rory MacKay about Stopping Places

“Sligo house was where all the men used to stay, you see, when they’d be going to the camps…

Sligo House was the first, then McDonald’s. There was only just a few yards, you see, beside the house which was built to see for stopover and eating place, when my Dad owned it…

But the priest that wrote this book, you see, he said that Paddy Garvey kept a stopping place for 150 or 200 men.”


Rory MacKay, Mary Garvey
c. 1900
Ontario, CANADA
© 1976, Algonquin Park Museum Archives. All Rights Reserved.

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