Peter is a historian and writer living in Thunder Bay. He has written extensively on the history of this region in books and articles (Papers and Records). Several of his radio documentaries have been produced by the CBC (Mystery at Onion Lake: Charlie is My Darling). He has written for film and theatre (Act of Creation for Magnus Theatre, The Fatal Flower for Flashframe/Shebandowan Films). At present he is at work on a history of the amalgamation of the cities of Port Arthur and Fort William and the municipalities of Neebing and Shuniah. He is married to Donna Gilhooly, has a son, two grandchildren, a dog and a cat.
This presentation is part of the 2020-21 Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of History. Since 1908, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society has been regularly holding talks on a wide range of topics on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East) from September to April. All presentations are free and open to the public. There is a zoom link to attend virtually on the Thunder Bay Historical Museum website announcement .
Due to the Covid-19 regulations all in person attendees will be expected to come wearing a mask for the lecture. If wearing a mask for the duration is a problem we ask you to attend online.