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Photo of the day 2012

Chateau Laurier, Ottawa - A century of existence

Winner of the DSS #100 "Photography 100 yrs ago" !

The hotel was to be opened on 26 April 1912, but Charles Melville Hays, who was returning to Canada for the hotel opening, perished on Titanic when it sank on 15 April. A subdued opening ceremony was held on 12 June 1912, with Sir Wilfrid Laurier in attendance.

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From Ottawa Canada 2012