24 April 2013

How We Celebrated St George's Day

English roast beef and English plum pudding were eaten. English traditions and institutions were eulogized. English songs were sung and English roses worn by the 200 or more Englishmen, members of the St George's Society who attended the 89th annual banquet of the Society in the Laurentian Club last night.
That was a century ago.
Coincidentally the Society president and toastmaster for the event was William Northwood, father of the architect mention to today's other blog post.
Read the extended article on the event from the Ottawa Citizen of 24 April 1913 here.

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