Colliery Lands Park memorial event

CBRM is marking the 100th anniversary of the New Waterford mine explosion.  The whistle blew at the No. 12 Colliery at 7:30 the morning of July 25th, 1917.  65 people died, and next Tuesday there will be a children’s lantern parade, ceremony, Men of the Deeps concert and a social.  The event starts at 6:30 at Colliery Lands Park.