Lacrosse Stick, end of the 19th century

Lacrosse was Canada’s first national sport and was most popular in Cornwall, Ontario. Frank Lally, former lacrosse player and renowned lacrosse stick maker, opened his business in the 1880s. This lacrosse stick belonged to Georges Pierce Butters (1866-1938), descendant of the Pierce family, one of Stanstead’s pioneer families. Donated by Archie Butters and Nancy Pacaud, 1998.

Inventory number: 1998.80.1

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