Former community celebrated
Darrell Duke and Pete Barron make music for people celebrating the former community of Argentia. Other musicians included, but were not limited to, Ed Smith, Bud Smith, Bill Houlihan, Dan Gambin, Adrian O’Keefe, Derm O’Keefe, Art and Vida Pink, Rose Marie Barry, Kevin McCarthy, Bill Carroll, Chuck O’Keefe, Jerome Carroll, Jim Conway and Eugene Pittman.
Published on January 5, 2012A group of former Argentia residents, descendants and friends visited the site of the community during Argentia Community Days, celebrated Nov. 25-27, marking the 70th anniversary since people were moved from the area to make way for the U.S. Military Base that eventually set up in the location. Visitors included Bride Smith, Tom Smith, Gerard Smith, Elaine Smith, Anne Smith, Helen Griffin, Patricia Power, Bud Smith, Ed Smith, Clem O’Keefe, Kathleen O’Reilly, Maureen O’Reilly, Gerald O’Reilly, Gerard Power, Elaine Murray, Frank Maher and Jack Maher.