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NYHS Memorial Fund for John Laraway

John Laraway was a long time and active member of the NYHS. He passed away last Fall 2020. The NYHS Board has decided to make a donation to Halton County Radial Railway in his memory. The railway museum was one of John’s passions. The NYHS Board has set up a memorial fund for John. If …

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NYHS New Logo

NYHS Launches New Logo

The North York Historical Society is pleased to share our new logo! It features an image of the Golden Lion in front of the historic Golden Lion Hotel, formerly at Yonge St. and Sheppard Ave. Many thanks to talented graphic designer Charu (Cheryl) Sachdeva for her beautiful work. To learn more about the history and …

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NYHS director Sarah McCabe and Gibson House Museum interpreter Madi, after a terrific socially distanced guided neighbourhood walking tour. Photo by Richard Fiennes-Clinton.

New HistoricTO Walking Tours

Wednesday, July 29 – Friday, September 4 Toronto History Museums welcomes you to HistoricTO – a new cultural experience that connects Toronto’s communities through time-ticketed, guided neighbourhood walking tours. Tours provide equitable and inclusive access to local history, heritage and land-based learnings at Toronto History Museums. Dates & Times: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m., 12:30 …

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Edith George with one of the largest and oldest oak trees in Toronto, located on Coral Gable Drive near Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue in North York

Help Save 250-Year-Old North York Tree

North Yorker Edith George is fundraising to saving a magnificent and historic red oak tree in North York’s Humbermede neighbourhood. Please have a look at the CTV News video below for details. A 250-year-old tree may be saved by a North York community coming together to raise $430,000. Full story from @BethCTV: https://t.co/73uJDZNcUq pic.twitter.com/qGIVXHCvZa — …

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