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About The Foundation

The Thornhill Heritage Foundation was founded in 2009 to own and maintain assets deemed to be of significant heritage, historic, cultural importance, or of major financial value



About The Robert West House

The Robert West Heritage House, as 7780 Yonge Street is known, is the only house in Thornhill to be continuously inhabited by the same family since it was built. Robert Arthur West (1816 - 1884), an English immigrant, came to Upper Canada in the 1830s. 



About Mrs. Keith

Katherine Louisa Keith (nee West) was born in Toronto in 1912. She was the great grandaughter of Robert West and became his last living descendent.


In 2008, with her advancing age, she decided that the best way to ensure that the house was preserved was to donate it 





Robert West Heritage Day


Saturday September 19th, 2020 at 7780 Yonge Street, Thornhill.

 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Entry by freewill donation.  COVID-19 Protocols will be followed.

  Parking on street and nearby park

Yard Sale, Books, Arts & crafts, gardening groups, food by Thornhill Pub will be available

The purpose of this event is to raise funds for the restoration of the 

Robert West Heritage House, 7780 Yonge Street, Thornhill,

 operated by

Thornhill Heritage Foundation, a not for profit charity. . 

For more information please contact Brian Ryan at 416-453-9091

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