Princess Elizabeth’s Tour of Canada, 1951

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh completed their extensive Tour of Canada on this day in 1951, different phases of which we have been individually covering over the past few weeks. Following a busy Summer, with the Opening of the Festival of Britain, the Danish State Visit, the Norwegian State Visit, the Tour of Canada was the first sign of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke, who had given up his Naval Careerbecoming full-time working Royals in the last few months of King George VI’s life, ahead of her Accession to the Throne.

Click on the highlighted link to see the article on each portion of the visit!

Quebec

Ottawa

Toronto

Winnipeg

British Colombia

Washington, D.C

New Brunswick

Halifax

Charlottetown

Newfoundland

Return to London

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