Caretaking at Singer Castle in Chippewa Bay

Gerald Heath worked as a caretaker for Singer Castle on Dark Island in the 1960s. During the school year, he lived in Alexandria Bay, and on weekends and summers he lived in the helper’s quarters in the castle’s main house. Doug Heath was born in 1960 ; he remembers helping his father to do lawn work, raking, and painting starting when he was seven.

Listen to Heath’s story here!

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