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Swansea Historical Society: Annual Governor Simcoe Walking Tour 2023
September 23 @ 9:30 am
Location: The Toronto Carrying Place portage route
Time: 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, Sat. Sept. 23, 2023
Annual Governor Simcoe Walking Tour, 9:30 am and 1:00 pm, Sat. Sept. 23, 2023: As in past years, this FREE guided walking tour will retrace a portion of Simcoe’s 1793 expedition up the Toronto Carrying Place portage route.
As in past years, Part 1 of the tour will start at 9:30 am at the Rousseau plaque (8 South Kingsway, beside the Petro Canada station), heading north, mainly along Riverside Drive, and finishing near Bloor Street. After a break for lunch on Bloor Street, Part 2 will start at 1:00 pm at the Alex Ling Fountain (north-west corner of Bloor and Jane Streets), and then head farther north, mainly following residential streets a short distance east of the Humber River. Participants are free to join or leave the walk at any point along the route.