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Toronto City Archives Tour

When:
March 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-03-21T10:00:00-04:00
2017-03-21T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
City of Toronto Archives
255 Spadina Rd
Toronto, ON M5R 2V3
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:

This full day tour is jointly sponsored by the City of Toronto Archives and the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

Registration required.  This tour is now full.  Please contact courses@torontofamilyhistory.org for wait list information.

Do you have Toronto ancestors?  Where did they live?  When did they live there?  What property did they own?  Who owned the building they lived in?  Who built it?  Who else lived there?  What did their community look like?  Find out all this and more from the City of Toronto Archives.  Learn how to research in city directories, property tax assessment rolls, Goad insurance maps, building permits, the Archive’s collection of photographs, documents for former Metropolitan Toronto municipalities.  Then have time set aside for your own personal, supported research.

View from main floor of City of Toronto Archives

City of Toronto Archives

HOW TO GET TO THE COURSE LOCATION
The City of Toronto Archives is located on Spadina Road, one block north of Dupont Street.

By public transit:
The City of Toronto Archives is easy to get to by public transit. Exit the University subway line at Dupont Station and walk north.

There is limited free parking. A pay parking lot is available on the south side of MacPherson Avenue, west of Spadina Road.

Accessibility
The Toronto Archives building is wheelchair accessible. For more information about our policies on accessibility, visit our policies page.

For assistance with a specific accommodation request, please send an email message to courses@torontofamilyhistory.org.

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