Festivals, Celebrations and Events
Start of the race-meet 1908.This race-meet started on King at College Street. Behind the trees at the left is Lakeview House, farther west is the Arlington Hotel. This photograph was taken near Pratt's Pond in 1886 To the left is the old Cobourg and peterborough Railroad station (near the harbour) and to the right of it is a storehouse in which theatricals were produced during the Provincial Exhibition of 1855. This location is southeast of Town Hall. The water was either held back from the old creek or otherwise brought in from the lake. Cobourg Curlers playing on a creek Details Ladies' Hockey Match: Victoria College vs. University College University of Toronto Baseball appeared in Cobourg in the mid 1860s when it was imported from the United States. It more closely resembled softball back then and was often in competition for popularity with cricket and lacross. The first Cobourg Baseball Club was organized in 1894. 1915 Hockey Team Played On Pratt 1915 Details Panoramic photograph of the Cobourg and Port Hope baseball teams taken in Cobourg in 1921. Cobourg and Port Hope Baseball Teams Details "Mud Lake" is now known as Sinclair Street Park. Hockey at Mud Lake - c.1920 Details Precious Corners Football Team of 1914 (Bethesda Football Players) - 1914 Details Aida was about 56' long plus bowsprit and won many races, cruised lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte under the Carter family ownership. there is a half model in the trophy room at the R.C.Y.C. This yacht was purchased in the New York city area about 1906 by H.J. and W.E.H.Carter. they sailed up the Hudson River and Erie Canal to Oswego and then to the R.C.Y.C. in Toronto. Here is was sailed and raced extensively until about 1915 when the lead keel was donated to the war effort as was the case with many other yeacts. The Curling Bonspiel was held in the Arena, as Cobourg did not have a regular curling club during this time period. Weller stagecoach - A thrilling event of pioneer days Details Intermediate Champions Of All Canada Details Skating on the open lake, beyond the icebergs at Burnham Street.