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We are currently working on plaques for The Founding of East York and Thorncliffe Park Race Track. If you wish to assist please print out our donation form and make cheque payable to the East York Foundation and mail it to the address on the form. The East York Foundation will issue a tax receipt.


Plaques in East York

The Taylor Cemetery plaque which was unveiled on Oct. 22, 1983 at O'Connor Drive near Pape Ave.

The Leaside plaque which was unveiled on Dec. 17, 1983 at the site of William Lea's home at Leaside Memorial Gardens near Millwood and Laird,

The memorial plaque on the Coach House of Chester Park in the Salvation Army's Broadview Village at 1132 Broadview Avenue which was unveiled on June 11, 1986.

The Church Built in a Day plaque, St. Andrews, Todmorden which was unveiled on June 11, 1993 at the northeast corner of Pape and Cosburn.

The Ontario Heritage Foundation replacement plaque marking the landing of Canada's First Air Mail at Leaside Aerodrome on June 24, 1918 which was unveiled on June 24, 1995 at the intersection of Brentcliffe and Broadway.

The Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve plaque at the Forks of the Don was unveiled on September 6, 1989 by the MTRCA.

New memorial plaque at Dieppe Park honouring the men who fought on the beaches at Dieppe in France, on Aug. 19, 1942 during World War II which was unveiled on July 20, 2003 on Cosburn Ave. east of Greenwood.

The Billy McKay Jr plaque at East York Civic Centre. northwest corner of Coxwell Ave. and Mortimer Ave. on June 25, 2005.

The Massey's Dentonia Park Farm plaque located at Dentonia Park, north of Danforth Ave. and east of Dawes Road which was unveiled on Sept. 16, 2006.

The Todmorden Mills plaque at the Todmorden Mills Heritage Site at 67 Pottery Road.

The plaque honouring True Davidson, Mayor of East York during the 1960's and early 1970's is situated in True Davidson Park west of the S. Walter Stewart Library at Memorial Park Ave. west of Coxwell Ave. on Sept. 29, 2009

The Precambrian Erratic plaque in front of the Leaside Library on McRae Drive.

The plaque honouring Agnes Macphail, the first female elected to the House of Commons in 1921 and one of the first female MPP's, representing York East, is situated at her former home at 2 Donegall Drive, unveiled on Sept. 30, 2012

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Copyright  2011 Margaret McRae
This page was revised on Dec. 20, 2012.