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By Scott Kennedy,Jeanne Hopkins

The historical past of the oldest parish church within the Toronto zone can also be the heritage of North Toronto and a altering culture.

The warfare of 1812 used to be slightly over while the folks of York turbines felled the bushes that will turn into the 1st St. John’s Anglican Church. inbuilt 1816 on land donated through 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 in the future develop into town of Toronto. The brick church that stands there this present day, excessive at the land overlooking Hogg’s hole, used to be accomplished in 1844. notwithstanding enlarged and more suitable through the years, it keeps to function a welcoming position of worship and a beneficial repository of Canadian history.

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