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Derry Day marches to a celebratory tune, but with a sad end at Georgetown

Posted on October 14, 2015 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

1931 Celebrations in Georgetown, London and Midland as reported in the 1932 Report of Proceedings, The Toronto Daily Star newspaper, The Globe Newspaper
The Georgetown Herald and the Acton Free Press


The 242nd Anniversary of the Relief of Derry was commemorated in Ontario West on August 12th, 1931 by three parades in Midland, London and the largest one held in Georgetow...

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In time of depression, an uplifting of heart

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Report on the unfurling of a new banner for The Temple R.B.P. No. 292 as given in an article in the Toronto newspaper, “The Globe” on Wednesday August 3rd, 1932


Toronto in 1932, like everywhere in Canada, was in the midst of the Great Depression that started in 1929. Despite this The Temple R.B.P. No. 292 was still able to celebrate and keep t...

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