Tragedy at Meadow Lea

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas winter and the wind blew keen, Blew with its might and main, And more and more the snow did blow Across the stormy plain." John Taylor and family are safe at home when a fire stars and they must "freeze or burn." Mrs. Taylor and three girls die
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (MacLeod)
KEYWORDS: storm fire death disaster
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Mar 1882 - the great Manitoba blizzard described in this song
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
MacLeod, #14, pp. 83-87, "Tragedy at Meadow Lea" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #25768
File: Macl014

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