A Toronto history bike tour!?? OH YEAH!
THE DON VALLEY: FROM TODMORDEN MILLS TO LAKE ONTARIO BICYCLE TOUR
Join Jennifer Bonnell, a historian of the Don Valley, to explore the rich human and natural history of one of Toronto’s great rivers. Hear the stories of its uses by Aboriginal peoples, the industrial development of the river that led to its straightening in the 1890s, and its history as a place of refuge for the homeless.
WHEN: September 12; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
LEADER: Jennifer Bonnell
PARTNER: Community Bicycle Network
START/FINISH POINTS: Provided upon registration
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours
FOCUS: Natural, historical
DIFFICULTY: Cycling in a group over hills, rough ground, trails, crossing busy roads
COST: $20.00. Bicycle rental extra.
Heritage Toronto Page: The Don Valley Bicycle Tour