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FD 3-11Welcome to The Fife and Drum: The Newsletter of The Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common

Now delivered electronically to more than 3000 readers our quarterly newsletter was first published in 1996 for members of The Friends, a group formed in 1994. The Fife and Drum expanded in 2004 when Birthplace of Toronto, a newsletter written by Fort York staff, joined as a separate section.

In each number you will follow news of the fort: maintenance and enhancement of the National Historic Site, celebrations and special events, school visits, historic gardening and cooking, donations of unique artefacts, expanding research collections, and the activities of the young men and women who serve in the Fort York Guard. A calendar of Coming Events alerts you to the next quarter's walks and talks, performances, and opportunities to participate. Readers can expect discerning book reviews, recipes tested in the fort's kitchen, and invitations to authentic period dinners enjoyed in the barracks.

Since Fort York is at the heart of one of the most dynamic areas of our city, staff and Friends monitor and report on potential and ongoing development. Equally attentive to the fort's legacy as Toronto's birthplace each issue features at least one article based on original historical research or archaeological fieldwork.

The Fife and Drum editorial team welcomes a wide audience and encourages new writers to send proposals for articles of up to 800 words on topics central to Fort York. For further information contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Fife and Drum Archive

2014

Fife and Drum Mar 2014 (Volume 18, No. 1)

Fife and Drum June 2014 (Volume 18, No. 2)

Fife and Drum Sept 2014 (Volume 18, No. 3)

 

2013

Fife and Drum Mar 2013 (Volume 17, No. 1)

Fife and Drum June 2013 (Volume 17, No. 2)

Fife and Drum Oct 2013 (Volume 17, No. 3)

Fife and Drum Dec 2013 (Volume 17, No. 4)

2012

Fife and Drum Mar 2012 (Volume 16, No. 1)

Fife and Drum June 2012 (Volume 16, No. 2)

Fife and Drum July 2012 (Volume 16, No. 3)

Fife and Drum Sept 2012 (Volume 16, No. 4)

Fife and Drum Dec 2012 (Volume 16, No. 5)

2011

Fife and Drum Mar 2011 (Volume 15, No.1)

Fife and Drum July 2011 (Volume 15, No.2)

Fife and Drum Sept 2011 (Volume 15, No.3)

Fife and Drum Dec 2011 (Volume 15, No.4)

2010

Fife and Drum Mar 2010 (Volume 14, No.1)

Fife and Drum July 2010 (Volume 14, No.2)

Fife and Drum Oct 2010 (Volume 14, No.3)

Fife and Drum Dec 2010 (Volume 14, No.4)

2009

Fife and Drum Mar 2009 (Volume 13, No.1)

Fife and Drum Aug 2009 (Volume 13, No.2)

Fife and Drum Oct 2009 (Volume 13, No.3)

Fife and Drum Dec 2009 (Volume 13, No.4)

2008

Fife and Drum Mar 2008 (Volume 12, No.1)

Fife and Drum July 2008 (Volume 12, No.2)

Fife and Drum Oct 2008 (Volume 12, No.3)

Fife and Drum 2008 (Volume 12, No.4)

2007

Fife and Drum Apr 2007 (Volume 11, No.1)

Fife and Drum June 2007 (Special Edition)

Fife and Drum July 2007 (Volume 11, No.2)

Fife and Drum Oct 2007 (Volume 11, No.3)

Fife and Drum December 2007 (Volume 11, No.4)

2006

Fife and Drum Feb 2006 (Volume 10, No.1)

Fife and Drum June 2006 (Volume 10, No.2)

Fife and Drum Sept 2006 (Volume 10, No.3)

Fife and Drum Dec 2006 (Volume 10, No.4)

2005

Fife and Drum Jan 2005 (Volume 9, No.1)

Fife and Drum May 2005 (Volume 9, No.2)

Fife and Drum June 2005 (Volume 9, No.3)

Fife and Drum Aug 2005 (Volume 9, No.4)

Fife and Drum Nov 2005 (Volume 9, No.5)

2004

Fife and Drum May 2004 (Volume 8, No.1)

Fife and Drum Sept 2004 (Volume 8, No.2)

Birthplace Winter 2004 (Birthplace, Vol. 1, No.3)

Fife and Drum Feb 2004 (Volume 8, No.3)

2003

Fife and Drum June 2003 (Volume 7, No.1)

Birthplace Summer 2003 (Birthplace, Vol. 1, No. 1)

Birthplace Fall 2003 (Birthplace, Vol. 1, No. 2)

Fife and Drum Nov 2003 (Volume 7, No.2)

2002

Fife and Drum Apr 2002 (Volume 6, No.1)

Fife and Drum July 2002 (Special Edition)

Fife and Drum Nov 2002 (Volume 6, No.3)

2001

Fife and Drum Feb 2001 (Volume 5, No.1)

Fife and Drum Oct 2001 (Special Edition)

Fife and Drum Dec 2001 (Volume 5, No.3)

2000

Fife and Drum Jan 2000 (Volume 4, No.1)

Fife and Drum Nov 2000 (Volume 4, No.2)

Fife and Drum Dec 2000 (Volume 4, No.3)

1999

Fife and Drum March 1999 (Volume 3, No.1)

Fife and Drum June 1999 (Volume 3, No.2)

Fife and Drum October 1999 (Volume 3, No.3)

1998

Fife and Drum Jan 1998 (Volume 1, No.1)

Fife and Drum May 1998 (Volume 2, No.3)

1997

Fife and Drum May 1997 (Volume 2, No.1)

Fife and Drum Sept 1997 (Volume 2, No.2)

1996

Fife and Drum May 1996 (Volume 1, No.1)

Fife and Drum June 1996 (Volume 1, No.2)

Fife and Drum October 1996 (Volume 1, No.3)