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Archaeology symposium at St. Lawrence Hall Feb. 11

Heritage Toronto at the City of Toronto’s Historic Sites have put together a day-long symposium titled Understanding Toronto Through Archaeology: A Public Symposium for Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. What lies beneath the city’s surface? The all-day ...

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North St. Lawrence Market artifacts reveal clean vendors

Archaeologists are digging down about 6 feet. The stone and brick market, built in 1831, had a significant sewer system, says Popkin, with a large north-south channel in the centre and small, stone feeder drains coming in from the east and west.

Archaeological work at the demolished North St Lawrence Market shows cleanliness was very much the order of the day for its vendors. It had to be, with all the food they handled. “It’s not as artifact rich. Really, it’s not ...

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