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Pioneers demonstrated their marksmanship with 18th-century muskets at the York celebration in Coronation Park on Eglinton Ave. W. From the left, Jim Barber aims a 1758 model, Bob Watts holds a 1718 blunderbuss, Peter Uvenhoven and Stan Price sight 1780 Brownbess guns. The weather was nearly perfect for observances of the holiday across Metro, which included parades, picnics, boat racing, field days, skydiving, fireworks and many Canadian flags. Open in full size

Pioneers demonstrated their marksmanship with 18th-century muskets at the York celebration in Coronation Park on Eglinton Ave. W. From the left, Jim Barber aims a 1758 model, Bob Watts holds a 1718 blunderbuss, Peter Uvenhoven and Stan Price sight 1780 Brownbess guns. The weather was nearly perfect for observances of the holiday across Metro, which included parades, picnics, boat racing, field days, skydiving, fireworks and many Canadian flags.

Picture, 1972, English

Pioneers demonstrated their marksmanship with 18th-century muskets at the York celebration in Coronation Park on Eglinton Ave. W. From the left, Jim Barber aims a 1758 model, Bob Watts holds a 1718 blunderbuss, Peter Uvenhoven and Stan Price sight 1780 Brownbess guns. The weather was nearly perfect for observances of the holiday across Metro, which included parades, picnics, boat racing, field days, skydiving, fireworks and many Canadian flags.

Picture, 1972, English

Notes

Coronation Park, 2700 Eglinton Avenue West, north side between Black Creek Drive and Municipal Drive, Borough of York. (43.69047778, -79.47618519)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Anniversaries - Dominion Day

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0001775f