Exhibits at Toronto’s First Post Office
Air Mail Takes Off: The Lufthansa South Atlantic Service
Curated by Andrew Selbie, with support from Toronto’s First Post Office
September 12, 2019 – January 11, 2020
Explore the development of the first scheduled trans-oceanic air mail delivery system over the South Atlantic during the 1930s. Discover how this was achieved through the innovative use of flying boats and catapult ships!
Please note: Toronto 1837: A Model City will not be available during Air Mail Takes Off.
Royal Mail: Postal Service 1830-1840
Your primer on the Royal Mail period in Canada, including the basics of writing a letter, mail delivery, colonial control, and postage and payment.
Toronto 1837: A Model City
The online version of our scale model of Toronto of 1837. Explore the map to find out more about some of Toronto’s earliest locales.
Out of the Ashes (PDF will open in a new window)
The story of how Toronto’s First Post Office, the Bank of Upper Canada, and the De La Salle Institute were rediscovered and resurrected.