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The Simcoe Legacy CoverThe Simcoe Legacy: The Life and Times of Yonge Street

by The OHS

A collection of the papers from the seminar which explored the legacy of John Graves Simcoe, Upper Canada’s first Lieutenant Governor, and his search for a route to Canada’s interior that led to the building of the longest street in the world.

FORMAT: Digital Download (PDF – scanned from original)

PUBLISHER: The Ontario Historical Society

YEAR: 1996

ISBN: 0919352251

PAGES: 54 (Note: Any blank pages have been deliberately omitted.)

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Foreward – Wyn Millar

Introduction – Linda Kelly

The Mississauga and the Building of Yonge Street, 1794-1796 – Donald B. Smith

William Berczy’s Settler Axemen – Lorne R. Smith

The Yonge Street Rebellion – Carl Benn

From Horses to Stage Coaches, Street Cars, Jitneys, and Subways: Two Hundred Years of Transportation on the Longest Street in the World – R.B. Fleming

The Road is Open! Travel, Tollgates, and Hotels on Yonge Street – Jeanne Hopkins