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Champlain 400

On June 10, 2016, the Office of Francophone Affairs, the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Town of Penetanguishene hosted a special event to mark the official closing of the commemoration of 400 years of French presence in Ontario ...

Snapshots of Ontario's sport heritage

Explore Ontario's sport heritage to understand better how this history continues to shape and motivate Ontarians. (Jake Gaudaur. Photo: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.)
February 25, 2017
Sousatzka

Strictly limited engagement prior to Broadway! The world premiere of the new musical Sousatzka is based on the original novel Madame Sousatzka by Bernice Rubens

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November 08, 2016
Provincial plaque commemorates Colonel Darby Bergin

CORNWALL  – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders’ Regimental Foundation, unveiled a provincial plaque at the Cornwall Armoury

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April 14, 2016
New exhibit at Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

Join us for a new exhibit at Enoch Turner Schoolhouse – "All in a Day's Work: Industry and Growth in Old Town"

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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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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?

In 1793, a black slave in Queenston by the name of Chloe Cooley was forcibly taken by her owner back to the United States. The incident, reported to Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe, led him to introduce the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada – an early step in the fight to abolish slavery.
Heritage Venues

Heritage Venues

For unique, elegant and memorable events, the Ontario Heritage Trust offers historical venues conveniently located in the heart of Toronto for your next private party, wedding, reception or corporate event. (Photo: Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, Toronto)
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