Cottage Sketch
A Community History Project site
Back to Your Previous Page
The Tollkeeper's Cottage


Tollkeeper's Cottage and Community History Project Memberships

The Community History Project owns and runs the Tollkeeper's Cottage situated on land leased from the City of Toronto.

We offer memberships for $20 a year. Family memberships are only $35 per year.

Membership fees to help pay for expenses. Being a member helps build community.

Some of the benefits of becoming a member are as follows:
- Receiving Community History Project newsletters
- Can join a scheduled walk for no extra cost (after pandemic close down).
- Can bring a guest to walks for no extra cost
- Priority registration for Community History Project events such as talks at the Cottage
-Other prior notice of activities, such as signing up for cookies on our Cookie day (this year it was oversubscribed with only Members)
- A party held after Cookie Day in December, at the cottage, with a pot-luck meal afterwards..(post Pandemic)
- Tax receipt on membership fee
- Annual meeting at the Cottage in September..another chance to meet fellow history buffs!
- Eligible to become a board member..

It is easy to renew or start your membership.
Simply write us a note and check and send it to us at the address below.
We also can take e-transfers using interac. In this case go to your bank site and send an internet transfer for $20 to our email address with a note in the internet transfer box as described below

To do an e-transfer normally you must do online banking at a Canadian Financial Institution. Go to their web site to get started and look for interac e-transfers

To purchase or renew a membership by e-Transfer, send $20 or $35 for family membership, (or more if you wish to donate extra) to

Please include your Name (for Tax receipt), Address and any specific comments related to your membership in the message box (if you use e-Transfer)
or your letter (if you use a cheque) so we can ensure you receive a receipt.

Our mailing address is currently:
Community History Project
207-580 Christie St.
Toronto, Ontario M6G 3E3

Please send an email to
if you need more information.

Memberships now run from 1 Jan to 31 Dec each year. People who sign up late in a membership year get an extension into the following membership year. Communication, eg newsletters are sent by email unless other arrangements are made.

FAQ�s interac

Do I need to add a security question?

No security question is needed as our account up has been setup to automatically receive deposits.

How will I know my donation was received?

You will receive an email confirming your gift was received.

When will I get my tax receipt?

Tax receipts for e-Transfers will be mailed annually in early February of the following year.

What is the minimum and maximum amount I can give?

There is no minimum amount, however, only gifts or memberships $20 or over will be issued a tax receipt.� The maximum amount depends on the daily limit defined with your bank.� Contact them for details.

How much does it cost to send money via an Interac e-Transfer?

There may be a fee from your financial institution for using the�Interac�e-Transfer service. Please check with your bank or credit union directly.

To learn more about Interac e-Transfer�s check out their FAQ page.