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An old and nearly forgotten cemetery, located a few blocks northeast of Fort York, is the final resting place for some of Toronto's founding citizens. Victoria Memorial Square is home to the city's first military cemetery and is one of its earliest public parks.
One of the most common decorative features in Toronto homes between about 1880 and 1940 was the Oriental carpet. Spadina, Toronto's grand historic house museum, displays an interesting collection of such carpets. Our web exhibit, Romance Underfoot, explores these rugs and their place within the...
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