Jack Miner's Bird Sanctuary, Kingsville, Ontario.
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Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
c. 1935; Jack Miner's Bird Sanctuary is located at 332 Road 3 West, Kingsville, Ontario; John Thomas (Jack) Miner was born in Ohio in 1865 and his family moved to the Kingsville area in 1878; in 1904 Jack created a pond on his property to attract geese, which marked the beginning of his bird sanctuary; he began tagging migratory birds in 1909; the Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation was established in 1931 in the U.S.A. and 1936 in Canada as a charitable organization to continue his legacy; Jack died in 1944.
Jack Miner's Bird Sanctuary (Kingsville)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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