QUEBEC Montreal 1914 International Good Roads Congress 26mm silvered bronze 10.66 grams Charlton #1925
Obverse: signposted road, trees in background. INTERNATIONAL GOOD ROADS CONGRESS / MONTREAL / 1914
Reverse: CARON BROS. with pin back
Bar Pin: 1ST CANADIAN
The Charlton medal catalogue lists this piece as being gilt bronze. This example is silvered bronze. This was a week long event that took place in Montreal the week of May 18th 1914. Road contractors, engineers, road material and machinery dealers, as well as streets and highway officials met to discuss the latest in new road construction. The event was opened by Sir Francois Langelier, the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Quebec. Further details of the event were written up in the The Gazette Montreal May 20th 1914.