John Ross Robertson 1841-1918 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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John Ross Robertson 1841-1918

Founder and publisher of the Evening Telegram, Robertson was a principal benefactor of the Hospital for Sick Children and served on its board of trustees for over 30 years. His vast collection of documents, maps and paintings, dealing primarily with the history of Toronto, is now owned by the Toronto Public Library.

Location

On the grounds of his former home, 291 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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