Ron Mitchell

Ron Mitchell

 Toronto, Ontario

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    August 28, 2014
  • Victoria Memorial Park
    Victoria Memorial Park
    guestBook Livre d'Or Lest We Forget

    Victoria Memorial Park is just like many other urban parks: people strolling with dogs, sitting on park benches reading, relaxing on the grass. But how many have ever stopped to read the story of this place. Long neglected, this was originally a burial ground for hundreds of Fort York soldiers killed in battle or from their wounds, during the War of 1812. Before finally being protected in the early 1900s, only 17 headstones remained. One might wonder what these soldiers thought about their ultimate sacrifice to protect a vision for this nation, and what they might think of what it has become today...a nation of hope freedom, respect, equality, equity and opportunity for all who start their dreams here. I think they would be very proud.

  • August 27, 2014
  • Kensington Market
    Kensington Market
    guestBook Livre d'Or It's been so long

    It's probably been 20 years since my last visit to Kensington. Still smells the same and many of the same places are still here. Mare Pizza for one. All the hipsters hang at Jimmy's Coffee.

  • Grange Park
    Grange Park
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Ron Mitchell

Ron Mitchell

 Toronto, Ontario
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  • 6
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    VISITES

  • 0
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    POINTS

  • 6
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    SITES VISITÉS

    August 28, 2014
  • Victoria Memorial Park
    Victoria Memorial Park
    guestBook Livre d'Or Lest We Forget

    Victoria Memorial Park is just like many other urban parks: people strolling with dogs, sitting on park benches reading, relaxing on the grass. But how many have ever stopped to read the story of this place. Long neglected, this was originally a burial ground for hundreds of Fort York soldiers killed in battle or from their wounds, during the War of 1812. Before finally being protected in the early 1900s, only 17 headstones remained. One might wonder what these soldiers thought about their ultimate sacrifice to protect a vision for this nation, and what they might think of what it has become today...a nation of hope freedom, respect, equality, equity and opportunity for all who start their dreams here. I think they would be very proud.

  • August 27, 2014
  • Kensington Market
    Kensington Market
    guestBook Livre d'Or It's been so long

    It's probably been 20 years since my last visit to Kensington. Still smells the same and many of the same places are still here. Mare Pizza for one. All the hipsters hang at Jimmy's Coffee.

  • Grange Park
    Grange Park
    photoSpot Prise de vue Explore150