Royal Visit 1967
Date(s) of occurrence: Wednesday, 12 July 1967
Significance: Presentation of the UNB president and descendents of Fathers of Confederation to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother during the 1967 Canadian Centennial Year celebrations.
Summary of event: A presentation to Her Majesty of the UNB president and descendants of the Fathers of Confederation took place at the . Lieutenant-Governor McNair presented Dr. Colin B MacKay to Her Majesty, after which descendents of the Fathers of Confederation were presented to Her Majesty. A luncheon provided by the Province of New Brunswick followed at which Premier Louis J. Robichaud presented Her Majesty with a gift from the province. The visit on campus ended at 2:30 with a departure for Odell Park.
Notes: After visits to Odell Park and Camp Gagetown, Her Majesty returned to Saint John where the HMY Britannia was berthed. The next day was a visit St. Andrews and Campobello Island.
- UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), April - September, 1967. Daily Gleaner, 10 July, 1967.
- UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), April - September, 1967. Telegraph Journal, 13 July,1967.
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