Cobourg and District Images
Souvenir spade
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The souvenir spade shown was presented to Stuart Mackechnie, Mayor of Cobourg 1853 to commemorate the turning of the first sod of the Cobourg and Peterborough Railway.
Notes
This spade had been given to the Ontario Archives via Edwin C. Guillet by Alexander Black of Toronto to whom it came from the Mackechnies. It was later transferred to Trent University, Peterborough
Publisher
Edwin Guillett
Date of Original
1853
Subject(s)
Local identifier
385-9
Collection
Historical Photographs
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Cobourg Public Library
Email:info@cobourg.library.on.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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Souvenir spade


The souvenir spade shown was presented to Stuart Mackechnie, Mayor of Cobourg 1853 to commemorate the turning of the first sod of the Cobourg and Peterborough Railway.