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Diamond Jubilee event

Members of the Prince Edward Historical Society were closely involved with the organization of today’s Diamond Jubilee celebration in the Wellington  & District Community Centre. This post shares a few photographs from the event.

Part of the extensive display of china and other royal memorabilia in the Rotary Room:

China memorabilia display

The Ameliasburg Museum and Pioneer Village were doing brisk trade with the fascinators made by members of the Women’s Institute:

Fascinators

Formal proceedings were introduced by Sandy Latchford and featured addresses from local dignitaries including Chief R. Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte:

Chief R. Donald Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

Attendees dressed up in honour of the occasion, too:

Attendee with England shirt and bowler hat

And whatever their costume, everyone enjoyed the cucumber sandwiches, scones and jam put on by the WI:

Beefeaters enjoying a cream tea

Congratulations to all involved with organizing this event and to Elizabeth II on her 60 years of monarchy.

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