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Aug 23 | Posted by John P.
Memorial at Toronto Necropolis Credit: Freaktography Urban Exploration and Photography...

Aug 20 | Posted by John P.
Timothy Eaton and his son John Craig Eaton, Eaton's department store, Toronto, Canada,...

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Important family stories, scrapbooks, letters, and photos that tell the history of Tor...

The Search for Richard III
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A lecture by the Richard III Society of Canada....

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