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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. (Mark McKoy, 1992 Olympics. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Olympic Committee.)

Learn about Heritage Conservation Districts

Discover what these designated neighbourhoods are and how heritage conservation districts (HCDs) work. Explore some of Ontario’s HCDs and the plans that helped develop them. And find some useful tools for your community in developing your own heritage conservation district ...

Ontario Heritage Act Register

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March 05, 2015
Panoptic

Panoptic is the fourth exhibition of the RBC Emerging Artists Project. Panoptic is a collective portrayal of the human subject

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February 27, 2015
Ontario Heritage Trust announces 2014 Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award recipients

Join the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell as the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards are presented at a special ceremony at Queen’s Park

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February 17, 2015
Ontario Heritage Trust celebrates Ontario’s sport history at Heritage Week 2015 launch!

TORONTO – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust launched Heritage Week 2015 celebrations in the province with a kickoff event at Ryerson Athletic Centre, formerly Maple Leaf Gardens

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January 14, 2015
Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program launches

TORONTO – This week, the Ontario Heritage Trust welcomes the first of six artists selected to participate in the Trust’s Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program

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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?

Since Doors Open Ontario was launched in 2002, over four million site visits have been made to thousands of unique heritage sites.
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)
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