Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for May 2012

Canada’s First Electric Car, a Sensation in 1893

An open runabout style, the innovative first electric car manufactured in Canada raced around the roads of Toronto, Ontario 119 years ago. Frederick Bernard Featherstonhaugh was a man of the future. A well-heeled lawyer in Toronto, Ontario, his home was one of the first to have electricity and the conveniences that brought with it. Featherstonhaugh… (read more)