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Boys playing on Chestnut St.

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Toronto History Blog Posts

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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Upcoming Programs

The Art of Cartography
Sat, Aug 13

Discover the unexpected beauty of world maps, sea charts, city plans, and atlases from...

Archive in Your Attic: Discovering Your Family Treasures
Sat, Sep 10 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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

The Search for Richard III
Wed, Sep 21 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

A lecture by the Richard III Society of Canada....

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