Alvin McLaughlin: Steeped in Tradition
For thirty-two years, a retired mariner, welder, and collector chaired the Pirates Week East End District Heritage Committee to showcase the commonalities and individuality of the people, culture, and heritage of his community with his diverse social history collection. Alvin McLaughlin's collection formed one part of that district’s showing and is a significant representation of the material heritage of a ‘sleepy fishing village’.
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