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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.

The Wreck of HMS Speedy: The Tragedy that Shook Upper Canada The loss of HMS Speedy in 1804 was a disaster of immense proportions for the fledgling province of Upper Canada. Author and historian Dan Buchanan presents an engaging talk based on his new book on the subject. July 23rd, 7-8pm. Details here.

Historic Places Day: Canada #HistoricPlacesDay is a national celebration that promotes our country’s diverse and unique historic places. Running #AllSummerLong, virtual festivities from coast to coast are set to kick off on July 4th and will continue through until the end of August. Details here.

FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day.

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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