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Sunday September 23 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.

Sunday September 30 - 2 to 3:30 pm

While exploring the landmark religious buildings along Church and Bond Streets, including the recently restored St. Michael’s Cathedral, learn about the role the church played in the social development of the city and Upper Canada.

Sunday October 7 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Explore the oldest operating cemetery in Toronto, including the chapel of 
St. James-the-Less, a national historic site, and the burial plots of the notable and notorious residents who had an impact on our city, province and country.

Victoria Hall, Cobourg, Wikimedia photo, 2017
Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm - Meet at York Mills Subway (South Exit - Old York Mills Rd)

We explore Cobourg, once one of the most important centres of Upper Canada, and later reborn as the “Summer Colony" or the "Newport of the North", a resort town for wealthy Americans during the post-Civil War era.

Saturday October 13 to 27, 2018

Join ROMTravel and archaeologist Giles Spence Morrow to explore Latin America’s travel gem, Peru, renowned for its archaeological sites, dramatic landscapes, and elegant historic towns and cities.

 

 

Gibson House Museum. Photo courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Discover the transformation from early farms of the 18th and 19th century into the centre of North York, prior to the amalgamation of Toronto. Experience the tranquility, history and residents of York Cemetery.

Sunday October 21 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Wander through what was once the old Jewish Market, past late Victorian buildings and onto the campus of the University of Toronto. Memories of times past mix with the modern life of condos, restaurants and music.

Sunday October 28 - 2 to 3:30 pm

Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.

Photo courtesy of Georgina Military Museum, 2017
Monday, November 12, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm - Meet at the ROM, President's Choice School Entrance (South End)

For the month of Remembrance we look at war.  On the day after Remembrance Day we explore how different civilizations went to war with a docent-led tour at the ROM. The day also includes a visit to the Georgina Military Museum in Keswick for an exploration of Canada at war.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Meet at the ROM, President's Choice School Entrance (South End)

Discover the Scottish influence in early 19th century Ontario while touring two historic homes decorated for the holidays.