LORD DUFFERIN CHAPTER
Chapter Name Lord Dufferin
Chapter Number ON – 0529
Location Orangeville, Ontario
History of Name Dufferin County, of which Orangeville is the County Town,
was formed during the term of office of Lord Dufferin as
Governor General and he viSited Orangeville at that time.
The object of this chapter was to establish a hospital in
the town. To this end the ladies spent five years of hard
work in raising money in every possible way. On October
2, 1912, they were rewarded as The Lord Dufferin, ten
bed hospital was opened, fully equipped and free of debt
with money ahead for expenses.
Motto The Uplift of the Empire, the Aim of Loyal Women.
Charter Date / Bestowal Date The chapter was organized on and your Charter was
granted on October 18, 1907.
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