Walk the Six West: History on the Humber
On August 5, step into Canadian history along the banks of the Humber River.
Heritage York, in collaboration with partner organizations Swansea Historical Society, West Toronto Junction Historical Society, Etobicoke Historical Society, York Pioneer and Historical Society, and Sunnyside Historical Society, with financial support provided by the Government of Ontario through its Ontario 150 Community Celebration Grant, is pleased to announce the upcoming event, Walk the Six West: History on the Humber.
Join us on Saturday August 5 as we mark Ontario’s 150th anniversary with this FREE and unique outdoor theatrical experience in Étienne Brûlé Park. Walk the paths along the historic Humber River as you encounter many extraordinary Ontarians from our diverse past, hearing them recount and relive their personal stories — and the impact their lives had on the province and country that we all share today.
Join us to hear stories of Ontario history as told by the likes of
Poet and Performer Pauline Johnson
Painter Tom Thomson
Freedom seeker Joshua Glover
Photographer Geraldine Moodie
Father of Confederation Sir William Pearce Howland
Plus a trio of local characters from the Junction
Featuring performances by:
Mixed Company Theatre
For additional information, including where to register for your free tickets, please visit www.pvhs.info/historyonthehumber/ or call (647) 675-1792.