Columbus Centre explores the experiences of Italian Canadians following Italy’s entry into the Second World War. Through video, audio and text, the exhibition puts a human face to this little-known period in Canadian history.
To set the times that the museum is open, go to
The statue of the Onondaga long-distance runner is in Ontario’s Celebration Zone near Harbourfront Centre
To read more the story, go to http://www.thestar.com/news/crime/2015/07/12/a-typo-for-tom-longboat-on-pan-am-games-sculpture.html
It gives their stories, plus photos, and the Stanley G. Grizzle fonds at http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=3728356, and the Railway Employees (Employees Provident Fund) at http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/railway-employees-provident-fund/Pages/railway-employees.aspx
Prince Edward Island Railway, 1899, cover and map
And finally, Dick Eastman has put on the Index to French Canadian Revolutionary War Patriots
I must admit, I haven't hears of this before, and I see where there are two people by the same surname as my husband's ancestors – Audet dit Lapointe. I will have to take a look.
Debbie Duay of Fort Lauderdale, Florida has compiled an index to French Canadian Revolutionary War patriots from Quebec that appear in the Baby, Taschereau, and Williams journal and/or Virginia Easley DeMarce’s Canadian Participants in the American Revolution – An Index.
Her index appears at http://www.learnwebskills.com/patriot/frenchcanadianpatriots.htm.
Until next time, this is what crossed my desk this morning.
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