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Humber River Walk begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. MCHS ’60s Reunion Brunch begins at 11:00 am.

Click on each image to enlarge it; click again to enlarge it further Please let Jaan Pill know – at or by text at 416-722-6630 – if you plan to attend the MCHS ’60s Reunion Brunch at Old Mill Toronto, at $35 a person. We need to let the Old Mill Restaurant know – by […]


Scott Munro (MCHS ’63) has added a comment regarding the physiography of the Humber River

Scott Munro (MCHS ’63), a member of the MCHS 2015 Event Committee, has added a comment to a previous post. The topic concerns land formation processes that have occurred tens of thousands of years ago where Old Mill Toronto is now located. In geological time, the Old Mill site was once under a glacier whose thickness was […]


Beware the waterfront trail to the west of the Humber River; many collisions have occurred along the trail

In an earlier post, I’ve noted that driving in Toronto requires your full attention, and the fines for distracted driving are substantial. The caption to the photo on the right highlights the story. In the current post, I want to bring your attention to some features of the Humber River. 1) Humber River runs close by […]


September 2015 marks the 400th Anniversary of Étienne Brûlé’s arrival at the mouth of the Humber River

The following message is from Edith George: “The 400th anniversary of the Étienne Brûlé and the Carrying Place Trail will be in September of 2015. The initial meeting of interest groups will be Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at 12 Division Toronto Police Services. Located at the corner of Trethewey and Black Creek. […]


Beware when trying to cross east to west on the north side of Lake Shore Blvd. West at Park Lawn in Humber Bay Shores

I have shared the following message (and the photo on the right) with the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page. I share it with readers of the Preserved Stories website as well, in the event there may be one or two site visitors who might be interested. My Facebook comment: I am pleased there is […]