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Queen Elizabeth II Opens the St. Lawrence Seaway

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Queen Elizabeth II Opens the St. Lawrence Seaway

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On June 26, 1959, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, which provides access from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, was officially opened in a ceremony presided over by President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth II. In her opening ceremony speech, Queen Elizabeth praises the great engineering accomplishment.

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