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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 ...
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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June 13, 2015
Doors Open Frontenac (NEW)

Join us on June 13 for Doors Open Frontenac

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June 13, 2015
Doors Open Clarington

Join us on June 13 for Doors Open Clarington

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June 06, 2015
Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville

Join us on June 6 for Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville

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June 06, 2015
Doors Open Stratford

Join us on June 6 for Doors Open Stratford

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May 30, 2015
Doors Open Oxford County

Join us on May 30 for Doors Open Oxford County

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May 28, 2015
Crossroads

Crossroads presents a selection of thesis work produced by graduating fourth-year students from the Photography Studies Program at Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts

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May 08, 2015
Ontario Heritage Trust museums open for the summer

TORONTO – This summer, visit one of the Ontario Heritage Trust’s seasonal museums and learn more about our history

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May 04, 2015
Caledon’s Cheltenham Badlands temporarily closed

CALEDON – At the end of May, a protective fence will be erected along Olde Baseline Road in the Town of Caledon, temporarily closing the Cheltenham Badlands to visitors

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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?

Camp Borden near Barrie was established in 1916 as a training centre for the Canadian army and is home to a rare group of air force hangars from the First World War.
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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