Cobourg Newspaper Index
Festivals, Celebrations and Events
Opening and Unveiling Ceremonies
<b>Souvenir spade<b>
Souvenir spade Details
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.
<b>John Guy's new Blacksmith shop<b>
John Guy's new Blacksmith shop Details
<b>General Foods Limited<b>
General Foods Limited Details
Groundbreaking ceremony for construction of Kool-Aid/ Jello building.
<b>General Foods Limited<b>
General Foods Limited Details
Sod Turning Ceremony
<b>General Foods Limited<b>
General Foods Limited Details
Sod turning ceremony.
<b>General Foods Limited<b>
General Foods Limited Details
C.O.D. Picnic 1957
<b>Programme for the unveiling of the plaque to commemorate Gore's Landing.<b>
Programme for the unveiling of the plaque to commemorate Gore's Landing. Details
<b>Description of Father Duffy's statue<b>
Description of Father Duffy's statue Details
Description of Father Duffy’s statue, and a brief synopsis of the ceremonies events and speakers.
<b>Historical Plaque, Gore's Landing<b>
Historical Plaque, Gore's Landing Details
Dedication of the Historical Plaque located in Pioneer Park, Gore's Landing.
<b>Pamphlet from the Unveiling Ceremony of Heritage Building Plaques on the Fire Hall and the Market Building in 1982.<b>
Pamphlet from the Unveiling Ceremony of Heritage Building Plaques on the Fire Hall and the Market Building in 1982. Details
<b>Article about the unveiling of a Cairn and plaque put in Victoria Park <b>
Article about the unveiling of a Cairn and plaque put in Victoria Park Details
<b>Article and photo on the unveiling of the plaque at Barnum House<b>
Article and photo on the unveiling of the plaque at Barnum House Details
<b>Cobourg District Collegiate Institute East under construction<b>
Cobourg District Collegiate Institute East under construction Details
This school costing $950,000 was officially opened on October 7, 1960 by Premier Leslie Frost.
<b>"Let us remember" book launching<b>
"Let us remember" book launching ">Details
<b>Gore's Landing and the Rice Lake Plains Book Launching<b>
Gore's Landing and the Rice Lake Plains Book Launching Details
Catherine Milne, Norma Martin, and Donna McGillis at a book launching ceremony in Gores Landing.
<b>Alderville First Nation Cenotaph<b>
Alderville First Nation Cenotaph Details
The cube on the very top symbolizes the four corners of the earth. The three globes beneath the cube symbolize the Holy Trinity. the three large pillars suporting the above symbolize the three holy virtues - Faith, Hope and Charity. The square base on which the Cenotaph stands symbolizes the four freedoms - freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from fear and freedom of the press. The nine large cubes around the Cenotaph represent the nine men who were killed in World War 1. The chain that is comprised of 35 links that encircles the Cenotpah represents the 35 residents who served in World War 1 and at the same time represents Eternity. The members of the band at Alderville had one of the highest per capita enlistments in Canada in World War I.
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