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Historic Fort York, 1793-1993

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Fortifications -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Histoire., Lieux historiques -- Ontario -- Toronto., Fort York (Toronto, Ont.) -- History., Toronto (Ont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc., Toronto (Ont.) -- History, Military., Fort York (Toronto, Ont.) -- Histoire., Canada -- Histoire milit

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Fort York (Toronto, Ont.), Toronto (Ont.), Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Tor

StatementCarl Benn.
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LC ClassificationsF1059.5.T688 F673 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL830706M
ISBN 100920474799
LC Control Number95104655
OCLC/WorldCa28219010

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The Fort was built just west of the mouth of Garrison Creek on the north western shore of Lake Ontario. InLieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe authorized a garrison on the present site of Fort York, just west of the mouth of Garrison Creek on the north western shore of Lake Ontario. Simcoe recognized Toronto was an ideal site for settlement and defence because of its natural harbour and relative Location: Fort York Boulevard, Toronto.

But, notes historian Carl Benn in his book, Historic Fort York: –“in the end, the Americans decided not to challenge Fort York’s new defences but sailed away instead.

The rebuilt. Fort York is a acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Referred to as Toronto’s founding landscape, Fort York National Historic Site is also a Heritage Conservation District, a registered archaeological site, and home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of buildings.

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Benn, Carl, Historic Fort York,Natural Heritage/Natural History Inc., Toronto, ISBN The Toronto Star, August 7,p   He has curated numerous exhibits and restored various historic facilities, including Canada's most complete War of fort.

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show more/5(34). Fort York, also known as Old Fort York, is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings located in the Fort York neighbourhood, west of downtown Toronto, Ontario, fort was built by the British Army and Canadian militia troops in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, to defend the settlement and the new capital of the Upper Canada region from the threat of a.

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Groups of 10 or more: Please contact fort staff at Special Events and pre-registered activities are priced separately. All prices include applicable taxes and are in. The Iroquois in the War of proves that, in fact, the Six Nations' involvement was 'too significant to ignore.' Benn explores this involvement by focusing on Iroquois diplomatic, military, and cultural history during the conflict.

CARL BENN is Curator of Military History at Heritage Toronto and author of Historic Fort York. Fearing an American invasion of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe had Fort York built in as an emergency defensive measure. That act became the first step in the founding of modern years later, the Fort was the scene of the bloo.

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