Monday, 22 February 2016
A breakthrough was made in September 2014 when an expedition to Victoria Strait led by Parks Canada discovered the wreck of HMS Erebus preserved in in eleven metres of frigid water.
On March 4, from 7 to 9pm, the Rotary Club of Arnprior will host “The Franklin Expedition” at St. John Chrysostom Church Hall. Ryan Harris, senior underwater archeologist with Parks Canada, will be the presenter. Tickets are available at the door, at the Arnprior Library, and at the Gallery Gift Shop in Arnprior, and are $15 in advance, $10 for students, and $20 at the door.
Arnprior is just thirty minutes west of Ottawa, and the church is located at 295 Albert Street.
Additional information can be obtained by calling 832–3263 or 623–6019.
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