The Rosseau Historical Society Digital Collection
Fair Day or Victoria Day Celebration in 1889 or 1891 - RV0008
Description
Mystery Question
What was the real occasion that was being celebrated?
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Notes
The building in the foreground is still standing today (April 30, 2010) now located at the corner of HWY 141 & Victoria Street West. Celebration is unknown, but we think that it might be the Victoria day holiday in May either 1889 or 1891.
Note the lack of trees in the area due to the heavy logging of the area because according to the free land grant the settlers had to clear the land in order to keep it.

Book 1 - page 13 -
Subject(s)
Local identifier
RV0008
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.2584 Longitude: -79.64134
Donor
Dorothy E. Coate / Sheila (McCans) Smith
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Rosseau Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

PO Box 268

Rosseau, On

P0C 1J0

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Fair Day or Victoria Day Celebration in 1889 or 1891 - RV0008