Join John Goddard, author of Inside the Museums as he illuminates Toronto's early history through its small heritage museums and their prized objects. The discussion will showcase the many scattered historic homes and other buildings as a single community.
North York Central Library, Room 1
Wednesday October 15
Co-sponsored by the North York Historical Society and the North York Central Library Canadiana Department. Free admission, all are welcome! Registration is not required. For more information contact the North York Central Library Canadiana Department at 416-395-5623.
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Check out these websites for more information on the Toronto museums covered in Goddard's book:
- Campbell House
- Colborne Lodge
- Fort York National Historic Site
- Gibson House
- Mackenzie House
- Montgomery's Inn
- Spadina House
- The Grange
- The Market Gallery
- Toronto's First Post Office
Specializing in North York History, Canadiana holds a wide selection of materials about Gibson House located just across the street from North York Central Library.
The Canadiana Department holds a reference collection of Canadian genealogy, Ontario local history, North York history, and materials related to Canada. The Department also houses collections from these societies:
- Ontario Genealogical Society
- Jewish Genealogical Society (Toronto Branch)
- Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants
- York Pioneer and Historical Society
- North York Historical Society