For seventy years, the Agincourt Magnetic Observatory stood as a world-renowned scientific landmark. What happened to it? Continue reading “Know Agincourt, but Their Maps Ignore Toronto”: A Quick History of The Agincourt Magnetic Observatory
The Tam and its golf and country club was a beloved local Toronto landmark in Agincourt and Scarborough, which served … Continue reading Fifty Years Since The Fire: Memories of The Tam
The following article originally appeared in the 2019 Volume 114 Annual Publication of the York Pioneer and Historical Society. It … Continue reading The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of The Tam!
A curious item in the Toronto Public Library’s Digital Archive is an image of farm or ranch located in Agincourt. … Continue reading Agincourt’s Brookside: From Farm to Subdivision
If you wanted to discover North Scarborough’s past, a heritage walking tour through Knox Church just might do it. It is, after … Continue reading Scenes From Knox United Church & Cemetery
Kennedy Road between Finch and Linwood Avenues is, at first glance, an inconsequential stretch of street. 1km of nothing. A … Continue reading Scenes From Kennedy Road
Consider this a sequel. Or, maybe a prequel. Whatever the case, if Wishing Well Acres is the Sullivan in Tam … Continue reading Scenes From Tam O’Shanter
This is just me trying to get down some ideas. It may be rough and unclear, but hopefully something to … Continue reading A Grand Geographic Timeline of Toronto History?
Having already conducted and written about a walk around my neighbourhood in Agincourt, I was looking for new ways to … Continue reading Aerial Scenes From My Neighbourhood (1947 to 2013)