The largest prison break in Canadian history happened just down the road…

Twelve men broke loose in seventy-three
From Millhaven Maximum Security
Twelve pictures lined up across the front page
Seems the Mounties had a summertime war to wage…

While most of my generation is familiar with The Tragically Hip classic 38 Years Old, many are too young to remember the actual event that inspired it.

This summer, I had the privilege of interviewing P.J. McCaffrey about his experiences in 1972 on the fiftieth anniversary of the largest prison break in Canadian history. Visit my article (below) in the Kingstonist and watch this page for more to come.