Bandshells - George R. Robinson, Gage Park, Hamilton ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
N 43° 14.484 W 079° 49.808
17T E 594980 N 4788286
Quick Description: This large public bandshell can be found at the Western end of the large city park known as Gage Park.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/21/2008 5:17:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM3VHB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 36

Long Description:

On the plaque mounted at the rear of the bandshell is the following text:

The George R. Robinson Bandshell: Dedicated to the memory of Lieut. George R. Robinson. Born June 10th, 1840 Died April 7th, 1917.

Bandmaster 13th Battalion Royal Canadian Militia, now Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (W.R.) from 1869 until his death. Originally a member 2nd battalion prince consorts own rifle brigade and graduate of Kneller Hall, England. His life was devoted to the advancement of good music, and on his many tours with the band through Canada and the United States, he brought great honour and desirable publicity to the City of Hamilton.

The bandshell has existed since 1947 and still hosts concerts to this day as part of the varied programs of the City of Hamilton.

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Bandshell Webpage: Not listed

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