These tours have been postponed due to COVID19 The Soho neighbourhood has a fascinating history connected to the Underground Railway. (For instance, did you know that Richard Berry Harrison‘s parents came to Canada as escaped slaves — his mother from Missouri and his father from a plantation in Kentucky?) On Sunday, March 15, Ariel Beaujot […]
This is part two of a two piece article by local historian Alice Gibb on the history of buildings in our neighbourhood. See Part 1 here.
This is part one of a two piece article by local historian Alice Gibb on the history of buildings in our neighbourhood. Stay tuned next week for part two.
As Canada gets ready to welcome Syrian refugees, it’s time to remember one of the most successful members of an earlier group of immigrants to Canada. Those newcomers, the Jews who arrived before World War 1, would dramatically shape SoHo’s future – none more than Max Lerner.
This story could be included in a book titled Folk Tales of London’s SoHo District. The heroine is Jane Prior of 87 Wellington Street who apparently exuded such a sense of calm that she stopped a raging bull in its tracks.