Welcome to “Living and Working with Animals in Toronto: A Historical Walking Tour.” The map above shows the route and all the stops for this 90-minute tour of the history of domestic animals in nineteenth-century Toronto.
This tour is based on a book chapter by Sean Kheraj titled, “Living and Working with Domestic Animals in Nineteenth-Century Toronto” in Urban Explorations: Environmental Histories of the Toronto Region, edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Stephen Bocking, Colin Coates, and Ken Cruikshank, 120-140 (Hamilton: L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History, 2013). Participants are invited to read the chapter here for more context.
Below you will find historical photographs, illustrations, and maps that accompany this tour.