Cemetery of the Guides

Photo: cemetery of many Keewaydin guides, Mattawa, Ontario

St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery in Mattawa contains the graves of many legendary 

guides. Some are listed below. Buds Belanger, 

longtime cook at Keewaydin, is also buried there.

Alex Backer (one of earliest) Frank LeClaire (one of earliest)
Nishe Belanger (Bay guide 50s, 60s) George LeClaire (first head guide)
Joe Fleurie Murdock Meilleur
Francis Green Art Montreuil (Bay guide 1930s)
Ken Jocko (Bay guide 1952-53) Leonard "Buck" Lajambe (1950s, 1960s)

Closeups of headstones can be found at Northeastern Ontario Gravemarkers. Go to Mattawa and click on St. Ann Cemetery.

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