A Sober Life The Life Of Temperance Pioneer Letitia Youmans April 2011

Letitia Youmans was a teacher in Burlington and Picton in the 1840s, a position that made her acutely aware of the misery of families with drunken husbands and fathers. She became a temperance advocate founding the Women’s Christian Temperance Movement in Canada in 1874. Read her life story in our article – A Sober Life – in the spring 2011 issue of Watershed Magazine. http://www.watershedmagazine.com

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Peter Lockyer

Local historian and former CBC Journalist, Peter has been a life-long resident in Picton, Ontario.

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