Gerry Cairns/Winnipeg Free Press Archives Winnipeg Old City Hall (1) Jan. 17, 1974 This chair, used by Mayor Francis Cornish of Winnipeg at the first city council meeting Jan. 19, 1874, is dusted off before reenactment Saturday noon of that historic first session. This time, Mayor Steve Juba of Winnipeg will occupy the chair and council chambers will be decorated to resemble Bentley's Store, site of the first council meeting 100 years ago. These events are planned as part of the celebration of Winnipeg's centennial. fparchiveOrder this photo
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