Lambton Heritage Museum
Grand Bend, Ontario

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Another kind of music, less sweet than the Lombardo's, was provided by a group of roisterers who called themselves "The Dutch Company". They serenaded the belles in various cottages. When any young couple got married, the Dutch Company organized a charivari, snake-dancing around the cottage, blowing horns and making a hideous din with old pots and pans, and calling on the bride and groom to come out and show themselves.


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