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Boys playing on Chestnut St.

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Toronto History Blog Posts

Mar 07 | Posted by John P.
During March, take a moment to remember Father of Confederation and Liberal Reformer G...

Feb 20 | Posted by John P.
On February 20 and beyond, take a moment to remember the cancellation of the Avro Cana...

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Upcoming Programs

Vice & Virtue
Sat, Feb 11

Booze, broads and Sunday laws: this exhibit offers a look back at moral reform in "Tor...

Archaeology of the City - Toronto
Tue, May 02 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

What role does archaeology, preservation and heritage interpretation play in the creat...

Sacred Spaces in Western Architecture Part 3: Renaissance & Baroque Churches
Wed, May 03 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Renaissance was a rebirth of classical architectural approaches and elements, and ...

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