Banner image is of Church St looking north to Queen in 2015. Photo by K Taylor. Unless you’re in the market for a new camera and headed to Henry’s, the small chunk of Church St between Richmond and Queen can seem pretty unremarkable. Like other parts of Church St, there are a couple of pawn shops to […]Read more "Of Music and Medicine – A Short History on a Fragment of Church Street"
Banner photo is of 131 Church in 2013. Photo by K Taylor. Long before Church St. became synonymous with pawn shops and camera stores, or even churches, it was the idyllic country estate of John McGill, the last Lieutenant of the County of York. McGill built his cottage here in 1803 when the land was […]Read more "Church and Queen – Before the Dawn of Pawn"