AMELIA EARHART LIVED HERE – ST. REGIS HOTEL, 392 SHERBOURNE STREET, TORONTO

AMELIA2AMELIA4The blue plaque tells us that the famous aviatrix AMELIA EARHART spent two years in TORONTO working as a nurse’s aide with the Canadian Red Cross at the Spadina Military Convalescent Hospital attending to “the walking wounded” of World War I.

AMELIA1From 1917-1919 she lived at the St. Regis Hotel, 392 Sherborune Street, since demolished and replaced by a high-rise apartment building.

AMELIA3AMELIA5<A young Amelia Erhart, TORONTO, ca1917>

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