About the Author

Margaret McBurney


Margaret McBurney is a designer and social and architectural historian who has, with Mary Byers, published six books, including Tavern in the Town: Early Inns and Taverns of Ontario and The Governors Road: Early Buildings and Families from Mississauga to London. They have also published numerous articles in The Globe and Mail, Leisure Ways, Ontario Living, and Century Home. McBurney is also editor of the Ontario Heritage Connections website. She served as president of the Arts and Letters Club from 1998 to 2000 and lives in Toronto.