Sunday, July 3, 2011

Canoe Ride with a Prince

In 1901, the then Prince of Wales came to Canada. John Polson was one of the men who went to Ottawa to take the Prince for a canoe ride. It was an honour he felt was the highlight of his eighty-two years of life on the Northern Frontier.

Source: Turn of the Century... stories about northern pioneers from the early
1900's, 1992 by David McLaren

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