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Riverdale Historical Society
September 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Archaeology at the Ashbridges Estate: Professor Marti Latta, PhD, Prof. Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto
Professor Marti Latta will discuss discoveries from her archaeological dig in Ashbridges Bay seeking information about some of Toronto’s first settlers, the Ashbridges, who arrived in 1793 from Pennsylvania. The family’s last heritage home still stands prominently on Queen Street East.
Dr. latte will describe her search for the foundations of the Ashbridge’s earliest log home and artifacts from their daily life in Upper Canada.