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REGARDING COVID-19: All museum programs, workshops, and rentals have been cancelled until further notice. The post office is open, with our regular hours. Please see our COVID-19 page for more details.

Annual General Meeting 2020 Dec. 3rd, 2020. 7-9pm. Free for TYHS members. Please review the Agenda, 2019 Financial Statements, and proposed By-laws here. The virtual business meeting will be followed by a special talk by guest speaker Adam Bunch on his new book “The Toronto Book of Love”. Register here.

Letters to Santa Workshop Dec. 6th, 2020. 1:00-2:30pm. By Donation. In this workshop, learn how to properly write and format a letter to Ol’ Saint Nick. Includes a special appearance and message from the man himself, Santa Claus! Register here.

Christmas in the Town of York Dec. 17th, 2020. 7:00-8:30pm. By Donation. Join us for a festive VIRTUAL evening with historian Richard Fiennes-Clinton as we learn about the Christmas traditions of days gone by! Details here.

Toronto's First Post Office

260 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

M–F: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (416) 865-1833
Email: info@tos1stpo.com

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