Posted by: Manager / Associate Curator | March 12, 2017

Cornwall celebrated Canada’s 100th Birthday

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With the Canada 150 celebrations taking place throughout this year, it seems like a good opportunity to look back on some of the ways we celebrated the milestone 50 years ago.

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Canada’s First Bank, the Bank of Montreal, was also celebrating a milestone then, just as it is this year. Another flashback – the Texaco station behind the float.

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My how some things have changed. The paper mill, although then owned by Domtar, was still under the Howard Smith brand locally at the time.

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Cornwall had many more trees lining its streets in years past. Who recognizes the parade route?

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Lacrosse – part of our local and national heritage.

What great old photos are in your albums and shoe boxes? Send them to us and perhaps they’ll appear online: .

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