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Explore the Hogg’s Hollow area and learn how the neighbourhood’s idyllic charm hides harrowing stories of heroism and heartbreak, from its dramatic role in the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion, to the infamous location of the 1960 construction disaster resulting in the deaths of Italian immigrant workers.

Hogg’s Hollow Walking Tour

June 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Mill Street and Yonge Street

Tour Information
This Heritage Toronto tour runs rain or shine and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and consider bringing sunscreen and water to make your tour as enjoyable as possible.

This tour uses individual audio headsets. All registered participants will be provided with an individual headset that will allow you to hear the live tour guide throughout the tour.

This tour was developed and will be led by community partner, the North York Historical Society.

Cost and Registration
This tour is provided for $8.00/person. The total cost is $9.85 (includes a $1.85 transaction fee). Please note that space is limited on our tours. You may not be able to join a tour group if you have not registered ahead of time through our website.

Donations Encouraged
If you share our passion for accessible and inclusive heritage programming, we invite you to make a donation while on the tour to help fund one of our next walks. Tour volunteers are equipped to accept both cash and contactless donations, and gifts of $20+ will receive a charitable tax receipt.

Tour Distance and Accessibility
This tour is approximately 2 kilometres in distance and takes place predominantly on paved city sidewalks and streets. There are some unpaved portions of the route that take place in city parks. NOTE: The tour route includes a steep hill that may not be accessible to those with limited mobility.

If you have any questions prior to the tour, please contact us at info@heritagetoronto.org