Cabbagetown: View from the Valley
August 26 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Discover the layered history of Cabbagetown, named for the vegetable grown by its Irish settlers. Learn about this neighbourhood’s development: its aboriginal use; its location as the summer home of John Graves Simcoe, Upper Canada’s first Lieutenant Governor; and its later industrialization by companies such as the Peter R. Lamb and Co. Factory, which brought prosperity but also increased pollution.
|Start Point:||Wellesley Park (500 Wellesley Street East)|
|End Point:||Riverdale Park (nearest interesection: Carleton & Sumach|
|Cost:||$10 donation suggested|
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