Extremely Rare Film of Cobourg circa 1948

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A rare glimpse of Cobourg in colour around 1948.

The footage shows the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Cobourg unveiling the Memorial Gates at the top of Victoria Park on King Street, and other activities in Victoria Park.

Parades along King Street, baby contest in Victoria Park, soldiers marching down King Street and more.

If there is enough feedback Today’s Northumberland will post other videos including film of the actual launching of the HMCS Cobourg Corvette and film of her crew.

The link can be copy and pasted below


Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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