Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Advance notice: The Toronto History Lecture: October 24

Folks in Toronto are fortunate to enjoy the annual Toronto History Lecture, this year to be held on October 24 at 7:30 pm at the City of Toronto Archives.

For this the bicentennial year of the War of 1812 well known Ontario genealogist and historian Janice Nickerson will tell a few stories of the men, women and children whose lives were transformed by this pivotal event in the history of Toronto. It's based on her book York's Sacrifice: Militia Casualties of the War of 1812.

 Admission is free, but reservation is required. For further details, including a map and driving directions to the Archives at 255 Spadina Road, visit

The event is presented jointly by the Toronto Archives and the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.

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