Tour the Ontario Historical Society’s library

Please join us for a free tour of The Ontario Historical Society’s (OHS) library and historic house headquarters on Thursday, April 26.

The OHS has been preserving, promoting, and protecting Ontario’s history since 1888, from the grassroots to the scholarly. Sarah McCabe, project manager and librarian, will lead us on a tour of the John McKenzie House (1913) property, including adjacent stable, milk house, and community garden.

We’ll visit the library’s unique reference collection, on the second floor of the coach house, containing over 4,700 titles related to Ontario’s history. The library was established in 2014 and is available to OHS members and the public for research.

We’ll also examine a selection of the treasures and oddities of the OHS’s special collections, with a focus on Toronto history.

When: Thursday, April 26, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: John McKenzie House, 34 Parkview Avenue, North York, ON  M2N 3Y7 (a 5-minute walk from North York Centre TTC Station – please see map below) Please note: this event is not at Mackenzie House in downtown Toronto.
Cost: Free, but space is limited to 15 people!

Register for this event on the OLA Web site 

Image Source: Ontario Historical Society – Oldest known Photo of John McKenzie House

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