The ghost of Tom Thomson is visiting Huntsville this weekend. Listen to his story.
Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park, September 22, 2015 — The ghost of Tom Thomson will be visiting downtown Huntsville this Saturday, September 26th at 8pm to read selections from his journal, Tom Thomson: Journal of My Last Spring. The reading, an event organized as part of Culture Days, will take place in the Civic Square in front of Tom Thomson’s statue located at 37 Main Street East.
The ghost, an anonymous author who wishes to keep his identity secret, has recreated Tom Thomson’s life as it was in 1917, in the form of a real-time Twitter account (@TTLastSpring) and daily journal (http://ttlastspring.com ). The evening reading promises to shed light on what happened in the last days leading to Tom’s mysterious disappearance on July 8, 1917. Following the reading, the author will discuss Tom’s life, his art, and of course, the mystery.
For those who are interested in further adventure, Tom’s ghost will be leading an expedition the next day on Sunday September 27th to the gravesite at Canoe Lake departing at 10am. Details can be found at http://ttlastspring.com
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