Posthaste! Exploring the Canadian Mail
Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador
The Old Carbonear Post Office is considered to be one of the finest and best preserved example of the Second Empire construction style. The Post Office was built in 1905 to replace a larger one that burned down in 1904. Over the years the building served as a post office, customs house, welfare office, a bank, telegraph office, craft shop and artist’s studio. It is now home to the Carbonear Heritage Society office and archive.
Grand Manan, New Brunswick
The Postoffice is a classic 1938 Government building that sits oceanside in North Head on the island of Grand Manan. It hosts a number of small businesses including Postoffice Pizza and The Exchange.
Toronto’s First Post Office is a historic post office, National Historic Site, and Museum. It is the oldest purpose-built post office in Canada that functioned as a department of the British Royal Mail, and the only surviving example.
Oakville’s first post office was built in 1835 and William Chisholm served as the first postmaster. The building originally stood on the southwest corner of Colborne (Lakeshore Road) and Navy Street. Through the efforts of William Chisholm’s great-granddaughter, Hazel Chisholm Hart Mathews, the building was moved to Lakeside Park in 1952 where it became Oakville’s first museum.
Ross House is one of the oldest homes in Winnipeg, and it served as the first official Post Office in Western Canada. It was built in 1854 for William and Jemima Ross, members of a prominent Métis family in the Red River Settlement.
Richmond, British Columbia
Discover the people and the moments that shaped Steveston Village. Explore the Museum, Post Office, and Visitor Center.
Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador to Richmond, British Columbia
Discovering history in Canada really is a moving target
Toronto, Ontario to Cape Dorset, Nunavut 3 places
It’s all waiting for us – along with the lessons each can teach.
Klondike Gold Rush History
Whitehorse, Yukon to Carcross, Yukon 8 places
Visit the places experienced by stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898!
Historic Parks of Montreal and Quebec
Price, Québec to Montréal, Québec 10 places
A tour of Historic Parks and Landscapes of the City of Montreal and Province of Quebec.
Montreal – A Celebration of History 1642-2020
Montréal, Québec 11 places
Celebrate over 375 years of History 1642-2020