Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | May 23, 2015

Artifact of the Week. Cornwall pennants.

 

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A World War I era postcard of Cornwall’s first City Hall, on Pitt Street.scan0007.jpg

Edwardian Pitt Street looking north from 2nd.  The old post office is on the left, and the Town Hall in the upper centre with the tower.

 

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The west side of Pitt Street, just north of the Post Office (now replaced by the  Seaway Building.)scan0010scan0011

Pitt Street north of 2nd, the site of the Palace Theatre is now a parking lot.scan0012scan0014

2nd and Pitt Streets looking west.  The King George Hotel is on the right, followed by the post office.  The Cornwallis Hotel is in the distant left.  The location is now empty land.scan00132nd and Pitt Streets looking east.  The King George Hotel is on the left, and Dover’s Men’s store is on the right.  The Dover’s site is now occupied by a parking lot.

2nd Street west.  Gordon Jewellers now occupies the building on the right.scan0015

 

The Optimist Club of Cornwall Junior Pipe band marching down 2nd Street East, in the LacLeod tartan.

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