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[ The grave of James Watson ]

Title: The grave of James Watson

Creator: Tom Thomson

Archive or Repository: Library and Archives Canada/Bibliotheque et Archives Canada

Collection or Fond: Tom Thomson collection

Reference Number: e002343707

Notes: Photo of a fenced-in monument (rock) erected to the memory of James Watson (1876-1897), the first white person to be buried at Canoe Lake, in Algonquin Park. Watson was an employee of the Gilmour Lumber Company. His grave is located about 8.5 metres from the place where Tom Thomson was temporarily buried on July 17, 1917.