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Humber Heritage Walk on Sept. 24, 2016 starts at 9:30 am

Following notice is from Geoff Kettel: Re-enactment Walk of the first day of Lieutenant Governor John Simcoe’s 1793 journey up the Toronto Carrying Place. (Learn a bit of history and about the Humber’s impact on Canada) Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 9:30 am Leader: Madeleine McDowell, Humber Heritage Committee Start Rouseaux Site, south of 8 South […]


Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project: On Sept. 12, 2015, join East Gwillimbury event starting at 9:00 am. Sept. 26 afternoon events in Toronto: No registration required

Updates See also: Sept. 13 & Sept. 27 events at Lambton House related to Étienne Brûlé/Wendat Expedition (also Sept 11 pub night) See also: Sept. 19 at 9:30 am – Reenactment of first day of Simcoe’s 1793 journey up Toronto Carrying Place Also, the Sept. 26 event at Old Mill is sold out, but the afternoon […]


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. West. Colonel Samuel Smith Below are Speaking Notes for the presentation about the History of Colonel […]


Summary by Barbara Spyropoulos of March 23, 2015 planning meeting regarding Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project

An earlier post provides a back story regarding the Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project: The year 2015 marks the 400th anniversary of Étienne Brûlé’s expedition from Orillia to Lake Ontario in 1615 The following text – which has been prepared by Barbara Spyropoulos of 12 Division, Toronto Police Service – can also be accessed as a Word file: SUMMARY […]


Fife and Drum newsletter from Friends of Fort York – December 2014

You can access the newsletter here: fife-and-drum-dec-2014 A text accompanying the newsletter reads: “Please find attached the latest edition of Fife and Drum, published by the Friends of Fort York. This issue features articles on the new park which will open north of the Fort when the pedestrian-cycle bridge is built, and the canvass houses […]