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Summer hours! The Museum is now open every Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm, and the occasional Sunday from 1-4pm..Also other days for special events.
Free lecture, courtesy of the York Pioneers. Thursday, September 7, at 7:30 pm at Trinity St. Pauls, in the Chapel Room
HOWLAND AVENUE -- WHO IS THAT STREET NAMED AFTER? Historical talk on the street's namesake and what is its connection with a gun-toting federal agent in Wellington County. If you really get into the Howland family and their effect on Toronto, we have a book at the Tollkeeper's Cottage, 'Mayor Howland', that you might care to read.
For members, the AGM is on Sunday, September 17, at 2 pm.--not too late to join Cake! Garden tour!
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The oldest structure
of its kind in Canada - now
a museum about tolls, roads,
and nineteenth century life
owned, restored and operated
Community History Project
(now a charitable organization).
Located at the corner of
Bathurst St. and Davenport Rd.
in The Tollkeeper's Park.
Community groups can use the space for meetings also
Look for the Blue Canoe near our commemorative birch trees. Thanks to the wonderful people at City of Toronto Parks Department, the David Suzuki Foundation, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit for making this possible.
Educational class tours (in English
or Educational adult tours can be arranged. (teachers and administrators may wish to print out the brochures referenced)
There are gift-type items for sale at the museum such as: maple syrup, books on local history, hand-made pure soap, apple syrup and apple butter, and other recipe collections.
We have Tollkeeper's Cottage Tee shirts for sale
We have just started selling hand-made dolls' clothes suitable for American Girl and other 18 inch dolls.
Watch yarn being spun by a spinner in period dress! Volunteers wanted
See a video tour and a virtual tour of the Cottage