Historic Places

Locations, landmarks, structures and other objects of historic interest set aside for preservation. Included are First Nations settlements, early forts, trading posts, mountain passes, waterways, lighthouses and the homes of significant figures such as Louis Riel and Lucy Maud Montgomery. Some of these are situated on lands owned or controlled by the federal government and are designated as National Historic Sites and overseen by Parks Canada. One such location, the Vimy Memorial, is located in Europe.



A two-day event held annually on the first full weekend of May, part of a province wide celebration of community heritage.

A provincewide event administered by Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the Ministry of Citizenship and Multiculturalism, which attracts visitors to unique heritage sites and cultural tourism experiences. 

Osgoode Hall is a site for legal and judicial services in Ontario. This site houses the highest courts for the province of Ontario and the related offices. It also houses the Law Society of Ontario.

The Hamilton Conservation Authority offers various services, recreational spaces, as well as year-round and seasonal activities at their sites. These may include:

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