Views Hamilton's heritage museums for the first time as a single community — linked by events, personalities, and function.
Nothing similar exists in print or digital form. Even individual biographies are mostly out print, and few pertinent histories exist.
Personal stories reveal the museums in fresh ways.
The author wrote a Toronto Star feature series about Ontario's under-recognized cultural gems, including several of its historic homes and museums.
As a heritage enthusiast and journalist, the author knows how to ask original questions and focus on often-overlooked details.
This book is meant to inspire readers to visit the sites, and help ensure their long-term viability.
Follow-up to Inside the Museums, which focused on Toronto's heritage sites.
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.