The Best of #LdnOnt!
For those who love London & love local.
Erected in 1875, Blackfriars Bridge is one of the oldest and rarest bridges in Canada. The bridge spans the north branch of the Thames River, connecting Ridout Street to Blackfriars Street. It also provides pedestrians and cyclists a connection between segments of the Thames Valley Parkway located along the banks of the river.
Virtually unchanged since the nineteenth century, Eldon House is London’s oldest remaining residence which contains family heirlooms, furnishings and priceless treasures of the Harris family and is surrounded by a beautiful 19th-century style garden. Access to Harris Park and downtown amenities are a great appeal for your visit.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is an early example of the museum type known as a “Pioneer Vill...
The Birthplace of Insulin
Birthplace of the Canadian Infantry located at Wolseley Barracks.
Samuel Peters Junior was London’s first city engineer and its first resident professional architect, who was largely responsible for the layout and appearance of the early city. He designed the Covent Garden Market building and the Tecumseh House hotel.
Woodland Cemetery opened as a park-style cemetery in 1879. Explore London's history here!
On Elsie Perrin’s marriage to Dr. Hadley Williams, in 1903, her father gave “Windermere” to them as a wedding present.
London, Ontario to London, Ontario
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 35 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
The Hidden Black Cityscape
Saint Marys Parish to New Brunswick 15 places
Explore Fredericton’s early Black history. Often missing from the modern cityscape.