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EVENT: Sun, Sept 28 – More Than An Island: A Bicycle Tour of Toronto Island


Sunday, September 28, 2014 – 14:0016:00

Take this chance to explore the fascinating stories of the Island with Sally Gibson, author of the defining history, More than an Island. Learn about the Island’s role during the War of 1812, its lost amusement park and baseball stadium, its rich sailing history (including shipwrecks), and its transformation from sand-spit, to Toronto’s first cottage country, to a manicured public park.

LEADER: Sally Gibson
PARTNER: Community Bicycle Network
START/FINISH POINTS: Provided upon registration: http://ift.tt/1iVBTrS…
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours, 7 kilometres
FOCUS: Historical, architectural, natural
DIFFICULTY: Cycling in a group on flat areas, some rough ground

Note: Participants must pay own fare for the ferry to the Island. To view the ferry schedule visit http://ift.tt/1nZxlJ4

This tour is scheduled as a Boutique tour for up to 20 people. Cost: $25.00. Register at: http://ift.tt/1iVBR3r

Toronto Island & surrounding area

Exact meeting point provided via email upon pre-registration

Toronto, ON


Contact Info

Heritage Toronto Tours

Contact name: 

Stacey Rodas (nee Fowler)


416 338 1339

This event originally posted on Cycle Toronto‘s BikeEvents.TO calendar. BikingToronto has partnered with Cycle Toronto to help get the word out about news and events.

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