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In Years Past

June 7, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, Prince Albert Frederick George, second son of King George of England, accompanied by 60 cadets of his majesty's ship Cumberland, arrived in Niagara Falls this day. The prince and his party made the trip by boat to Lewiston and came by trolley along the American side of the gorge. The prince, who was 17 years old, traveled "incognito," and his companions refused to point him out. "This is my first trip to the continent and the first time I have stood under the Stars and Stripes on American soil," said the prince, when finally identified by a group of newspapermen. "We are having an excellent trip and enjoying ourselves immensely."

 
 
 

 

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