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The naming of Lake May

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Listen as historian Merrily Aubrey explains how Lake May got its name. Most of the northern lakes in Alberta were named by or after Bush Pilots. The inspiration fro Lake May was Captain Wilfrid Reid "Wop" May. During WWI Captain May had a run in with the infamous Red Baron., and lived to tell the tale. Listen to hear more about Captain May.

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