Efforts to save Al Purdy's Ontario A-frame stall how Culture in Kanada is spelt with a K vs a C
AMELIASBURGH, ONT. — Made of salvaged lumber in 1957,
the house that beloved Canadian poet Al Purdy built sits on the bank of a rural Ontario lake, its future as insecure as its rickety footings.
For more than 40 years Purdy and his wife Eurithe welcomed writers, both aspiring and accomplished, to converse,
to debate and to argue about poetry at the A-frame house nestled in the Prince Edward County hamlet of Ameliasburgh (Purdy forgoes the ‘h’ in his writings of the place).
Made of salvaged lumber in 1957, the house that beloved Canadian poet Al Purdy built sits on the bank of a rural Ontario lake, its future as insecure as its rickety footings ...Full Story
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