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Snapshots of Ontario’s sport heritage

New for 2015! Explore Ontario's sport heritage to understand better how this history continues to shape and motivate Ontarians. (Jake Gaudaur. Photo courtesy of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.)

Snapshots of Franco-Ontarian heritage

New for 2015! Explore this web resource and learn how our Franco-Ontarian heritage has impacted today’s province. (Champlain with Astrolabe on the West Bank of Ottawa River, 1613. CW Jefferys, Library and Archives Canada/Charles William Jefferys fonds/C-073632.) ...

Doors Open Ontario 2015

Discover the story behind every door ...
May 02, 2015
Doors Open Hamilton

Join us on May 2-3 for Doors Open Hamilton

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June 20, 2015
Provincial plaque unveiling to commemorate Chief Francis Pegahmagabow, 1889-1952

The Ontario Heritage Trust and Wasauksing First Nation cordially invite you to attend the unveiling of a provincial plaque 

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May 02, 2015
Doors Open Whitby

Join us on May 2 for Doors Open Whitby

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May 02, 2015
Doors Open Peterborough

Join us on May 2 for Doors Open Peterborough

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April 22, 2015
Doors Open Ontario 2015 kicks off April 25!

TORONTO – Doors Open Ontario 2015 is less than a week away! The season kicks off in Guelph on April 25

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Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site
Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site
Learn about Josiah Henson, recognized for his contributions to the abolition movement and for his work in the Underground Railroad
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Learn more about Ontario’s heritage @ONheritage ...
Ontario's Places of Worship
Ontario's Places of Worship
Discover Ontario’s Places of Worship and see how they have influenced the history of our province
Fulford Place
Fulford Place
Enjoy a tour of this magnificent 20,000-square-foot, 35-room Edwardian mansion in Brockville on the sweeping shores of the majestic St. Lawrence River. Tour period rooms and landscaped grounds.
Slavery to freedom
Slavery to freedom
During the 19th century, thousands of enslaved and many free African-Americans fled the United States and made their way to freedom in Canada. Ontario was one of their primary destinations.
Explore the Online Plaque Guide
Explore the Online Plaque Guide
For over 50 years now, provincial plaques have told Ontario's stories ...
Heritage Matters
Heritage Matters
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Did you know?

Samuel de Champlain was the first European explorer to journey into the interior of Ontario, in 1613.
Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre ...

Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre ...

Explore the world's last double-decker theatre! (Photo: George Pelekis)
Heritage Venues ...

Heritage Venues ...

For unique, elegant and memorable events, the Ontario Heritage Trust offers historic venues conveniently located in the heart of Toronto for your next private party, wedding, reception or corporate event. (Photo: Ontario Heritage Centre, Toronto)
Doors Open Ontario 2014 photo contest winners

Doors Open Ontario 2014 photo contest winners

See who won the Doors Open Ontario 2014 Digital Photo Contest ... (Photo: Francis Tsao, North York)
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