John Goddard is a former magazine writer and Toronto Star reporter with a curiosity for little-known Ontario wonders. His books include Inside the Museums and, with TV’s Richard Crouse, Rock and Roll Toronto, a cheeky guide to the city’s rock and roll historic sites. He lives in Toronto.
Inside the Museum — Colborne Lodge
Inside the Museums views Torontos heritage museums for the first time as a single community linked by events, personalities, and function. In this special excerpt we visit Colborne Lodge, well known to visitors to Torontos High Park. The home of prolific architect, surveyor, and engineer John Howard, as a museum, Colborne Lodge stands out for its original paintings and domestic gadgets. John Goddard takes us on a detailed tour, providing fascinating historical background and insight.