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Metro's tribute to the U.S. was a special birthday celebration at Nathan Phillips Square yesterday that featured bands; dancing and drill demonstrations by various units in costumes from colonial days. The thousands that thronged square were impressed particularly by a musket-firing salute from the King's Royal Yorkers Color Guard. Original regiment was based in the United States but remained loyal to George II. Capping it off; 1;000 balloons were released. Open in full size

Metro's tribute to the U.S. was a special birthday celebration at Nathan Phillips Square yesterday that featured bands; dancing and drill demonstrations by various units in costumes from colonial days. The thousands that thronged square were impressed particularly by a musket-firing salute from the King's Royal Yorkers Color Guard. Original regiment was based in the United States but remained loyal to George II. Capping it off; 1;000 balloons were released.

Picture, 1976, English

Metro's tribute to the U.S. was a special birthday celebration at Nathan Phillips Square yesterday that featured bands; dancing and drill demonstrations by various units in costumes from colonial days. The thousands that thronged square were impressed particularly by a musket-firing salute from the King's Royal Yorkers Color Guard. Original regiment was based in the United States but remained loyal to George II. Capping it off; 1;000 balloons were released.

Picture, 1976, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

United States - Bicentennial

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0118239f