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Isle Madame Historical Society / LeNoir Forge Museum, Arichat

Storm Drum

The Storm Drum was used to share weather predictions with fishermen along the coast. The designated caretaker would listen to the weather predictions on the radio and then would arrange baskets in different patterns that would in turn let fishermen know what had been forecasted.

Topic: Built Heritage

Date: [ca. 1940]

Reference: Archives Isle Madame Historical Society PDGO-068.1

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