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Learn about history of Downsview Park on walking tour

An organization offers free tours showcasing Downsview's history.
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Explore the history of Downsview and its transformation from a military base into a unique urban park by taking a Heritage Toronto walking tour. On Aug. 8, you can join in the walk and learn about the natural features of the park and connect with Toronto’s urban wilderness. The starting point is at 70 Canuck Ave. inside the park, located south-east of the Sheppard Avenue and Keele Street intersection. The tour starts at 1:30 and goes for 90 minutes. For a map of the park and transit directions, visit www.downsviewpark.ca This is Heritage Toronto’s 21st year of offering walking tours, which are researched, designed and led by local historians, community groups and professionals. While the tours are free, participants are asked to consider donating $5 or more to help cover costs

Sources / More info: http://heritagetoronto.orgLearn about history of Downsview Park on walking tour
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