Abandoned building housed Montreal typhoid patients

Local historian Robert N. Wilkins has written an article, published in the Montreal Gazette, about his latest find while walking the streets in Montreal. This time, he discovered an abandoned building, once owned by Northern Electric, that became a temporary health facility in late 1909 to help handle the overflow of typhoid patients in local hospitals. By December 1909, about 3,000 Montrealers were suffering from typhoid.


About Gail Dever

Gail Dever is a Montreal-based genealogist and blogger and a webmaster for the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa.
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