Harold Adams Innis 1894-1952 - Ontario Heritage Trust


Harold Adams Innis 1894-1952

A native of Oxford County, Innis became an economic historian whose books, especially The Fur Trade in Canada, profoundly influenced interpretive historical writing in Canada. His later studies dealt with the effects of communications technology on cultural and social values.


At his birthplace, Innisfree Farm, County Road 19, about 3 km east of Otterville

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Oxford

Municipality: Township of Norwich