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Landing in Detroit, Prince Albert begins his historic visit to the United States

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
09/20/1860
In the afternoon, the royal group left Hamilton by train and reached Windsor for the short steamer ride to Detroit and the Prince's historic entry into the United States.  He was greeted by the Governor of Michigan and Mayor Buhl of Detroit.  Celebrations differed markedly from his previous visits in Canada since the Prince was officially traveling in the United States incognito, under the name "Lord Renfrew."  He left Detroit the next day for Chicago.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal: John Lovell, 1861), 198.

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