Cobourg Plans Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Town of Cobourg in partnership with the Cobourg Legion invites the public to attend a memorial service commemorating Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19, 2022.

The ceremony will be held at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park led by Padre Art King starting at 10:55 a.m. with a moment of silence at 11:00 a.m.

Victoria Park Floral Clock Design
As a special commemoration for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this spring the Town of Cobourg Parks Department hand created a special floral clock design. The floral clock is available for public viewing in Victoria Park.

Heritage Walking Tour
The Town of Cobourg was honoured with a visit from Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in June of 1973. Step back in history and re-connect with our stunning community by visiting the same important landmarks that, His Worship, former Mayor Jack Heenan took the Queen in 1973. Download the Walking Tour Guide at cobourg.ca/queensjubilee.

Book of Condolences
A book of condolences is in the lobby of Victoria Hall (55 King Street West) for all who would like to sign. The book will be forwarded to the Palace the week of October 3rd.

Jubilee Park Monument
In Cobourg’s Jubilee Park, located on the southwest corner of William Street and Elgin Street, a monument is dedicated to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A new etching was added earlier this year to celebrate the Queen’s 70 years of service.

Cobourg Conversation Area Cairn
During their Royal visit in 1973, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh planted two Silver Maple trees at the Cobourg Conservation Area (James Cockburn Park, 700 William Street) and unveiled a Cairn, officially marking the opening of the park. Unfortunately, due to the Ice Storm in 2013, one of the Silver Maples was lost, however, the other can still be seen, adjacent to the Cairn in the park.

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