If you've been in Toronto for a while, chances are good that you've picnicked by the Scarborough Bluffs, gone ice skating at the Harbourfront or tanned at Woodbine Beach. But did you know what a long history some of these places have?
Come and find out more about Toronto's waterfront at a visit with author Jane Fairburn on Saturday, September 13th at 2 PM!
Local lawyer turned author Jane Fairburn has written a wonderful book exploring the history of our waterfront.
Her book focuses on four distinct areas:
- the Lakeshore
- the Island
- the Beach
- the Scarborough Bluffs
She will discuss the importance of these neighborhoods and how they are all interconnected with ecology and Toronto itself. Jane will help you rediscover the beautiful and important history of Toronto through the lake. Come learn how it has evolved from a place of hunting for the first people who lived here thousands of years ago to the present day with its mixture of beaches, condos and possible business ventures.
Don't miss out on this exciting exploration of Toronto history. Hope to see you all there!