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Adrienne Alison (centre) at the 2000 unveiling of her C.W. Jefferys sculpture, with Penny Potter, Donalda & Louis Badone, Barbara Kane, and Edith & Geoff Geduld (Photo: NYHS)

Adrienne Alison, Sculptor

The North York Historical Society has sponsored two of Adrienne Alison’s realist bronzes: C. W. Jefferys, Canada’s foremost historical artist, is located in the park at Mill Street, east of the Miller Tavern, and Robert Gourlay, a social reformer, is in St. James Park, King Street East, between Church & Jarvis. Others in Toronto are Bishop …

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2011 Jane's Walk Participants

2011 Jane’s Walk

On May 7, 2011, the North York Historical Society teamed with the Don Watershed Regeneration Council to present an overview of the history of Hogg’s Hollow as part of the Jane’s Walk program. Glenn Bonnetta covered the historical setting from the arrival of settlers to the present, whereas Peter Heinz focused on the environmental scene …

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