By Scott Kennedy,Jeanne Hopkins

ISBN-10: 145973758X

ISBN-13: 9781459737587

The historical past of the oldest parish church within the Toronto region can be the background of North Toronto and a altering culture.

The struggle of 1812 used to be slightly over whilst the folk of York turbines felled the bushes that might turn into the 1st St. John’s Anglican Church. inbuilt 1816 on land donated by means of pioneer settlers Joseph and Catherine Shepard, the little log church was once the 1st outpost of St. James Church within the city of York and the 1st parish church in what could at some point develop into the town of Toronto. The brick church that stands there at the present time, excessive at the land overlooking Hogg’s hole, was once accomplished in 1844. although enlarged and more desirable through the years, it maintains to function a welcoming position of worship and a worthy repository of Canadian history.

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