Month: November 2016

Get away from it all on the Queen Car: a virtual escape through Leslieville to the Beach

One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things. – Henry Miller The Red Rocket, Presidents’ Conference Committee Car. T.T.C., 1966 View of original Eaton’s store and Old City Hall at Yonge and Queen Street June 15 1971 View of front of Simpson’s with holiday decorations, Yonge and Queen Street West, November 22, 1973 View of Queen Street East at Yonge St Jan. 30, 1982 View of Eaton’s Queen Street store, April 5, 1977 View of Queen Street East at Church Street, looking east, June 2, 1981 View of Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, looking east, July 9, 1977 Sherbourne and Queen, looking east,  June 6, 1981 View of Queen Street East, view east at Parliament Street, July 9, 1977 View of Queen Street East at Parliament Street, June 6, 1981 From Tracy  Street looking East towards River Street and the Don Bridge, July 9, 1977 View of Queen Street East, looking east to Don bridge, May 11, 1977 View of Dominion Breweries on Queen Street East, June …

Leslieville Historical Society Remembers: Nov 9

The 48 Highlanders The 134th Battalion (48th Highlanders) marching past a reviewing stand and the Duke of Connaught, Maj.-General Sir Sam Hughes, and Lt. General Turner, http://15thbattalioncef.ca/134th-battalion/ 8th Platoon, 134th Battalion, at Camp Borden, August 1916. Library and Archives Canada Rugby Team, 134th Battalion, Library and Archives Canada Pipe Band of the 134th Battalion C.E.F., at Camp Borden, August 1916. Library and Archives Canada Eleven more photos will be posted tomorrow.        

The Leslieville Historical Society Remembers

The 92nd Battalion (48th Highlanders) at Riverdale Camp, 1915 Faithful to the End training before going overseas Pipe band, 92nd Battalion (48th Highlanders), C.E.F., Riverdale Camp, 1915 Brass Band, 92nd Battalion (48th Highlanders), C.E.F., Riverdale Camp, 1915 92nd Battalion (48th Highlanders), C.E.F., Riverdale Camp, 1915       Eleven more photos will be posted tomorrow.  

The Leslieville Historical Society Remembers

  The 48th Highlanders     Toronto Sunday World, Feb. 25, 1915 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), C.E.F. Battle Honours –  “Ypres, 1915, ’17, Gravenstafel Ridge, St Julien, Festubert, 1915, Mount Sorrel, Somme, 1916, Pozieres, Thiepval, Ancre Heights, Arras, 1917, ’18, Vimy, 1917, Arleux, Scarpe, 1917, ’18, Hill 70, Passchendaele, Amiens, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Pursuit to Mons, FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18”   Eleven different photos will be posted every day from November 6, to November 11.