Monday 6 March 2017

March 6 in Canadian History

1834 Map of Toronto
Today in 1834, the town of York was officially incorporated as ts the city of Toronto. The population of the city in June of that year was 9,252.

3rd Parliament Buildings at Front and Simcoe from an 1834 watercolour by John Howard
The original boundaries of the city were Bathurst St. (West), about 365 meters North of Queen Street (North), Parliament St (East) and the Lake (South)

King and York Streets looking East along King, 1834 John Howard

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