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Oakville celebrates almost everything; Oakville marked its 150th anniversary; the Queen's Silver Jubilee and the mayor's annual picnic with one bang-up celebration yesterday. The festivities started at 9.30. and ended with a giant fireworks display at 10 p.m. It attracted thousands of visitors to Coronation Park; the Bronte Athletic Field and the harborfront. Among the popular events were cruises all day along the waterfront aboard the Mariposa Belle; a reproduction of a 19th century sternwheeler steamer. And there was a sailpast. Open in full size

Oakville celebrates almost everything; Oakville marked its 150th anniversary; the Queen's Silver Jubilee and the mayor's annual picnic with one bang-up celebration yesterday. The festivities started at 9.30. and ended with a giant fireworks display at 10 p.m. It attracted thousands of visitors to Coronation Park; the Bronte Athletic Field and the harborfront. Among the popular events were cruises all day along the waterfront aboard the Mariposa Belle; a reproduction of a 19th century sternwheeler steamer. And there was a sailpast.

Picture, 1977, English

Oakville celebrates almost everything; Oakville marked its 150th anniversary; the Queen's Silver Jubilee and the mayor's annual picnic with one bang-up celebration yesterday. The festivities started at 9.30. and ended with a giant fireworks display at 10 p.m. It attracted thousands of visitors to Coronation Park; the Bronte Athletic Field and the harborfront. Among the popular events were cruises all day along the waterfront aboard the Mariposa Belle; a reproduction of a 19th century sternwheeler steamer. And there was a sailpast.

Picture, 1977, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Ships - Paddle Wheel

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0014320f