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The Missing Day - Roosevelt, Churchill and Widgawa Lodge

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The Missing Day - Roosevelt, Churchill and Widgawa Lodge

The Missing Day - Roosevelt, Churchill and Widgawa Lodge   In August 1943 McGregor Bay had one of it’s most famous visitors for a week of fishing and enjoying the seclusion of the area. In the midst of World War II and days before the First Quebec Conference, a secret military meeting between Mackenzie King, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, United States President Roosevelt came fishing in McGregor Bay. Roosevelt’s secret and well guarded visit was recommended by Commander Eugene MacDonald, the President of Zenith Corporation and a summer resident in the Bay. The visit has been well documented...

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