The Lakeshore Asylum Cemetery Project invites you to attend a Socially Distanced “Fall Visit and Clean-Up” on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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We owe thanks to Ed Janiszewski for sending the following message by email.

The historic Lakeshore Asylum Cemetery is located (and easy to miss unless you know to look for it) at the north-east corner of Horner Ave. and Evans Ave. Jaan Pill photo

The event is on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 (Rain or Shine) at 1:00 pm.

To remember and honour in a dignified and respectful way the lives of the 1511 people buried in the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery and to acknowledge their contributions to our community.

Markers for WW1 Veterans were installed by “Last Post” in 2020.

We will be gathering to do some yard work and freshen up the grounds.

Grass/Hedge clipper and Lawn-edger will be useful. You are welcome to join us. Donations of artificial flowers would also be appreciated.

Directions to the Cemetery:

TTC – From the Royal York Subway take the #15 Evans bus to the northeast corner of Evans and Horner Avenue where the cemetery is located. (From Kipling Subway, take the #44 Kipling South bus to Evans Ave. and walk east.

Cars – The cemetery is just south of the onramp to the QEW where Evans and Horner meet. There is a parking lot on the south side of the Evans Ave.

PLEASE NOTE: The cemetery is not wheelchair accessible; there is little shade, and no water supply

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