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Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs.

Jane’s Walks encourage people to share stories about their neighbourhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbours.

Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Join the next global Jane’s Walk Festival on May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2018!

Website: www.facebook.com/JanesWalkMarkham/


Buttonville Walk

Walk Title: Buttonville – A 19th Century Mill Village

Walk Leader: George Duncan, Senior Heritage Planner, City of Markham

Date and Time: Sunday May 6, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Parking lot behind 8931 Woodbine Avenue 
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Brief Description of the Walk: This walking tour is an exploration of old Buttonville, a community established in the early 19th century around a sawmill and grist mill owned by members of Toronto’s political elite. Many early buildings remain within this compact heritage district on a branch of the Rouge River.



   




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