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All-Day Drop-In Tribute Event

#DeadRaccoonTO Memorial

Nine years ago, a lifeless raccoon was found in downtown Toronto. Citizens came together to create a vigil that would stay in our hearts forever.

Remember the 9th anniversary of the anonymous hero #DeadRaccoonTO with a day-long memorial within the Toronto Gone Wild exhibition.

The #DeadRaccoonTO memorial is to pay tribute to ‘Conrad’, the lifeless raccoon found on the corner of Yonge and Church in the early morning hours of July 9th, 2015. For over 12 hours, Conrad lay on the sidewalk and unified the people of Toronto through a memorial shrine complete with photos, cards, candles, roses, and a trending hashtag – #DeadRaccoonTO.

The memorial at the Museum of Toronto, will allow Torontoians to revisit that moment and let Conrad know he will not be forgotten.


Tuesday, July 9th, 2024 12pm – 5pm


This is an all-day drop-in event within our Toronto Gone Wild exhibition. Feel free to register below.


401 Richmond Street West 

Eastern Entrance


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