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|Activities, Events & Entertainment: 1700-1879|
of Halifax The founding of Halifax, 1749. Colour print by Charles W. Jefferys
Orders An extract of Wolfe's orders for the night-time landing, indicating the
instructions given to the troops, in anticipation of the battle on the Plains of Abraham,
of York Sketch by Elizabeth Simcoe, wife of the first lieutenant-governor of Upper
Canada, of ships firing an official salute at the founding of York, 1793.
Club A meeting of the Sleigh Club at the barracks, St. John, New Brunswick, 1837.
Hand-coloured lithograph by Richard George Levinge (1811-1884).
Northern Railway Breaking the sod for the Northern Railway, 1851, at the Toronto,
Upper Canada, harbour with Lady Elgin, wife of the Governor-General, lifting the first sod
into a wheelbarrow held by the Mayor.
Match A curling match on the St. Lawrence River at Montreal, 1855. Watercolour by
W.S. Hatton (active 1855-1864).
Survey A C.P.R. survey team in Parry Sound District, Ontario, late 19th
Coasting Wintertime coasting (sledding), c. 1867. Photogravure by Henry Buckton
Laurence (active 1866-1868).
Trotting A trotting match on the ice at Prince Edward Island, c. 1867.
Photogravure by Henry Buckton Laurence (active 1866-1868).
Shoot Don River turkey shoot, with birds released from crates to fly and be
brought down, Toronto, Ontario, c. 1870s, with the Don Jail in the background.
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