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Doors Open Ontario 2016

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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. (Hockey Night in Canada, Foster Hewitt. CBC Still Photo Collection/Robert Ragsdale.)
August 20, 2016
Doors Open Aurora

Join us on August 20 for Doors Open Aurora

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July 30, 2016
Celebrate Emancipation Day at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site

Join us at Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site for Emancipation Day – an annual celebration of hope and freedom commemorating the end of slavery in the British Empire

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July 21, 2016
Provincial plaque commemorates The Flying Frenchmen and Édouard “Newsy” Lalonde

CORNWALL – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the City of Cornwall and the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame, unveiled a provincial plaque

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June 23, 2016
Provincial plaque commemorates The Flying Frenchmen and Jean-Baptiste "Jack" Laviolette

BELLEVILLE  – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the City of Belleville and the Hastings County Historical Society, unveiled a provincial plaque at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre commemorating “The Flying Frenchmen”

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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
Explore the Trust's signature magazine online!

Did you know?

The Bruce Trail - Canada's longest footpath - runs the length of the Niagara Escarpment. The Ontario Heritage Trust owns over 100 properties along the Bruce Trail.
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)
Doors Open Ontario 2015 photo contest winners

Doors Open Ontario 2015 photo contest winners

See who won the Doors Open Ontario 2015 Photo Contest ... (Photo: David Campbell, Toronto)
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