The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Comet (Owen Sound, ON), July 19, 1863

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Orange Excursion

The Orangemen of Owen Sound and vicinity celebrated the anniversary of the battle of the Boyne by an excursion to Collingwood, on board the steamer Clifton, on Monday the 13th inst. About 200 started from Owen Sound, and were joined at Leith, Cape Rich, Meaford, and Thornbury by from 100 to 150 more... The Owen Sound Brass band was in attendance, and as usual acquitted themselves admirably, adding greatly to the pleasure and loveliness of the company. The boat arrived at Collingwood about half-past twelve...

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July 19, 1863
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Bill Hester
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Comet (Owen Sound, ON), July 19, 1863