La Société d’histoire de Toronto

Type: Historical Society

La Société d’histoire de Toronto preserves historical documents and encourages research in the history of Franco-Ontarians.


Public Programming:


Excursions along the Humber River are offered which highlight the history of Toronto’s settlement and past, including the village of Seneca and Tiegiaon, stores and French forts. Other excursions go to Cabbagetown, Yorkville, Rosedale, Bâby Point, Danforth and other areas in Toronto.


A chronology of the French presence in Toronto organized in a timeline from 1615 to the present. Also a digital copy of the book The Origin of Toronto, which includes the history of the Humber River in Toronto. Also the genealogy of the Giguère and Pilotte families.

Special Events

Check website for conferences and other events.

Volunteer/Internship/Placement Opportunities:

Volunteer opportunities are available.

Address & Contact Information:

63, rue Wellesley Est, B.P. 93

Toronto ON

M4Y 1G7

Phone: 416-534-1079

Hours of Operation:


Key Words: culture, ethnicity