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Chatham City Band (1889)

October 27, 2009

Band: Chatham City Band
Formed: 1889

April 2 1889 is recognized as the date the Chatham Band association formed.
By 1894, 40 members made up the band.
The band played at Toronto and London fall fairs.

Photo Mr. G. W. CornellĀ  President
Band Photo by J.T. Baikie
Both photos taken in or around 1895
Info from the July 10th 1895 article in The Chatham Planet