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Humber Lakeshore has their tunnel exhibit this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Check it out at 17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive – G Building

The event is from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Click here for previous posts about Humber Lakeshore > Click here to locate the G Building on a Humber Lakeshore Campus Map >    

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Reports of dead raccoons & dogs with marijuana poisoning in Humber College & Colonel Samuel Smith Park area

From Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch: Reports of dead raccoons & dogs with marijuana poisoning in the Humber College and Colonel Samuel Smith Park area. Keep your cats indoors and dogs on leash. Etobicoke Guardian article A Jan. 28, 2016 Etobicoke … Continue reading

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Colonel Samuel Smith owned a lot of land but was not a wealthy man

At the same event as mentioned at a previous post, I also spoke briefly on June 13, 2015, about Colonel Samuel Smith, with the following Speaking Notes as a guide. I highlighted a few points, and left out the rest. … Continue reading

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History of Colonel Samuel Smith

This post is concerned with one of the topics at the June 13, 2015 Long Branch Fest Community Storytelling Panel that will be taking place starting at 8:00 pm at the corner of Twenty Ninth Street and Lake Shore Blvd. … Continue reading

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Colonel Samuel Smith Park and address on Thirty Ninth Street in Long Branch featured in wiretap evidence

I was interested to learn that a recent police report related to Rob Ford’s activities mentions Colonel Samuel Smith (misspelled in the report as “Colonial Samuel’s”) Park. The report notes (p. 22 in the PDF file, which is p. 51 … Continue reading

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Colonel Samuel Smith Ice Skating Trail opens Nov. 23, 2013

You can read about the Ice Skating Trail here. You can read about Colonel Samuel Smith here.  

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1905 survey map shows buildings at Colonel Samuel Smith homestead site

I recently spoke with two former Long Branch residents, Jim Bray and his daughter Sandy Bray, who have filled me in on details, that I was not aware of, related to the barns at the Colonel Samuel Smith homestead site. … Continue reading

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The Colonel Samuel Smith house was demolished in 1955 not 1952

Occasionally a statement can be found on the Internet erroneously indicating that the house of Colonel Samuel Smith at Forty First Street and Lake Shore Blvd. West in South Etobicoke was torn down in 1952. In fact, as Denise Harris … Continue reading

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We know little about Colonel Samuel Smith; that opens many avenues for exploration

Many people in Long Branch, I’ve learned, have an interest in the history of the mouth of Etobicoke Creek. Some time ago I selected┬áthis area of Toronto as a focus of study and began sharing what I was learning. Jane’s … Continue reading

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We’ve put together a 26-minute online video about Colonel Samuel Smith and his homestead

The story of Colonel Samuel Smith and the efforts to keep his homestead site in public hands are highlighted in these speaking notes for an October 2011 talk about the colonel. The sale of Parkview School, announced in August 2011, … Continue reading

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