This Easter weekend, historical interpreters at Montgomery’s Inn will lead the public on a walk through Tom Riley Park along Mimico Creek. Along the way, walkers will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Mimico Creek, changing land use around the creek, and the protection of the local watershed. The walk is free.
Date: Saturday April 16 and Sunday April 17
Time: 1 pm (approximate duration 1 hour 20 minutes)
Location: Departs from and returns to Montgomery’s Inn parking lot (4709 Dundas Street West)
Accessibility note: The tour is on existing paved trails through Tom Riley Park. The pace is leisurely, but it includes some moderate inclines and prolonged periods of standing. Please dress for the weather as the tour will run rain or shine.
Montgomery’s Inn is also offering interior museums tours from Thursday- Sunday at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm.
Book online at https://montgomerysinn.streamintickets.com/events. Walk-up visitors will also be accepted.
Photos description: Two young girls and their aunt, dressed in the clothing of the time, sit on rocks in the creek, c. 1919. Erosion from flooding is evident along the bank.
Photo Credit: Montgomery’s Inn photo archive.