Message Received: Admiral Robert E. Peary
Admiral Robert E.Peary during his visit to North Sydney, 1909.
North Sydney, NS Canada
Canadian and American journalists who had traveled to Battle Harbour, Labrador to report the story of Peary's expedition returned to North Sydney and immediately filed their copy with the staff at the North Sydney Western Union Office.
Staff worked round the clock, to wire their stories around the globe.
Admiral Robert E. Peary's ship the SS Roosevelt docked in Sydney Harbour,1909.
Famous explorer Admiral Robert E. Peary's Ship, the S.S. Roosevelt docked in Sydney harbour on September 21, 1909 after completing the first successful expedition to the North Pole.