Grandfather's Golden Earring

Year 1978

Creator Robin E. McGahey

Contributor Nat BaileyGreg Violette


County York


In the 1800's, it was tradition for individuals sailing around Cape Horn to receive a small gold earring. Robin McGahey documents how one of these gold earrings belonged to the grandfather of Edith and Ethel Furbish.

Salt Magazine IV: Number 2, August 1978
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