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
TV shows filmed at historic places across Canada
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Richmond, British Columbia 5 places
The film and television industry love using historic places as part of their sets for their cinematic creations because historic places tell stories, and they create a nostalgic backdrop for modern stories. Next time you watch your favourite shows, you might just catch a glimpse of a quaint historic fishing village in Nova Scotia or spy a […]
All Aboard! Awesome locations for Transportation and Architecture enthusiasts of all ages
Toronto, Ontario to Stirling, Alberta 13 places
For lovers of transit, transportation, and the industrial/scientific revolution.
Banff, Alberta to Rycroft, Alberta 5 places
Dunvegan Provincial Park is a great place to camp & tour the historical trading post!
My Hopeful list!
Chambly, Québec to Vancouver, British Columbia 7 places
A mix of places I have seen and enjoyed and beautiful settings I hope to visit!