Postcard: The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited
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- The Pig and Whistle Inn was previously named the Lexena Inn. It was located on the north-west corner of Highway #2 (now Lakeshore Road) at Burloak Drive, thus in Burlington. There are several other postcard views of the Inn in this database but this one has the written message and postmarks to add interest.
The Inn had a 9-hole golf course and people remember chatting after their game with a drink at the Pig & Whistle Inn.
- The stamp is Canada, 2 cents with King George V in the uniform of the Admiral of the Fleet which stamp was reissued until 1928.
- Commercial print on the postcard front: "The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited - Lake Shore Highway, near Bronte Ontario Grounds and Cottages".
Commercial print on the back: "POST CARD", "This space may be used for Communication", "The Address to be written here".
The post mark reads "TORONTO Sep. 9 10:30 PM 42? ONTARIO". The stamp cancellation reads, "ROYAL WINTER FAIR TORONTO NOV.20TH-28TH 1929".
The card is addressed to Mrs. Curtis, 509 Waterside Chesham, Nr London England. Dear Edith, Hope you are all fine and getting along alright Annie and myself are very well Just had my week holiday Your aff[ectionate] Brother Leonard
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- The Pig and Whistle
English Inns Limited
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- Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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- Geographic Coverage:
- Ross and Margaret Wark
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- The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton