200 Years Yonge - Dundurn

200 Years Yonge

A History

Edited byRalph Magel
Published December 1998

Paperback
$ 24.95

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The Yonge Street as conceived by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe is celebrated, from its beginning as a First Nation’s Trail, to the Yonge Street we know today, extending from Toronto to Innisfil. Augustus Jones, the surveyor assigned by Simcoe, the French, the German pioneers, the Loyalists – all were to influence the building of Yonge Street. With the building of a route came tolls, inns, villages, more immigrants and ultimately an avenue of economy serving as the key transportation route for the people, goods and services that represent our province.

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Book Details

Paperback
December 1998
10x8 in
144 pp
9781896219493