‘I was assigned a story on the Marysburgh Vortex – a mysterious part of Eastern Lake Ontario where ships and crews have gone missing. The challenge was it was difficult to find someone to talk about it – until I was led to Canadian author Janet Kellough.
Her family’s history in Prince Edward County dates back more than 200 years. She grew up hearing stories about the vortex, and has spent years researching it for herself.
“It didn’t really capture the county’s imagination as an entity until Hugh Cochrane wrote a book called The Gateway to Oblivion in 1980. He was the one who dubbed it the Marysburgh Vortex and likened it to the Bermuda Triangle.”‘