• NEXT MEETING: FIELD TRIP to COLBORNE LODGE

    Saturday, June 10th, 10:30am – A field trip to High Park to the 1837 home of John Howard, one of Toronto’s first architects, a City engineer and surveyor, and founder of the park. After our tour, we will retire to the nearby Grenadier Restaurant for a presentation on the area by TPC Member Joe Rozdzilski using postcards from his collection.

    For more information, see CLUB MEETINGS.

Club Meetings

Club meetings are held mostly every month from 7:00pm.The first half hour is for the exchange of postcard chat and a free coffee. A presentation of interest to history buffs and postcard collectors follows, or, we have a show and tell exchange about a select postcard topic. Visitors are welcome.

Saturday, June 10th, 10:30am – Field Trip to Colborne Lodge, the 1837 home of John Howard, one of Toronto’s first architects, a City engineer and surveyor, and founder of High Park. Featuring many original furnishings and artifacts as well as a selection of John Howard’s watercolour images of early Toronto, this City Museum is a must see for anyone interested in Toronto’s history. After our tour, we will retire to the nearby Grenadier Restaurant for refreshments where TPC Member #644 Joe Rozdzilski will further highlight the area using  postcards from his collection.  You can preview Colborne Lodge on its web-site here.  Please note that there is limited parking near the Lodge and that Colborne Lodge Road is one way south only.  TTC accessible via the Queensway #80 bus from the Keele subway station.

Evening Meeting Location: Ontario Historical Society Offices   34 Parkview Avenue in Willowdale. MAP Free on-street parking after 6:00pm. Accessible by TTC, from the ‘North York Centre’ stop on the Yonge line. Cross to the east side of Yonge and walk 2 blocks north to Parkview Ave., then one block east on Parkview. Cross Doris Ave. to the big red house on the corner by the park. Look for the blue Ontario Heritage plaque out front.

 

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