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Rails Through Aurora
July 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10.50
Next up in our 2021 lecture series is “Rails Through Aurora” presented in partnership with the Aurora Historical Society! Presenter Adam Peltenburg will dive into the history of the railways through Aurora including Canadian National Railway, Ontario Northland Railway, and the Ontario, Simcoe and Huron Railway.
The community of Aurora, Ontario has a long and storied history of railways dating back before Canada’s Confederation. This presentation will offer a comprehensive history of the railways of Aurora and its surroundings from 1853 to the present day.
Adam will cover the important people and events involved in the construction of these railways supported by captivating visuals including maps and photographs.