Travel Photo Monday
June 2014 - Toronto ON
Photos taken Sunday at Fort York.
Built in 1793, Fort York National Historic Site is the birthplace of urban Toronto. It is best known as the location where the Battle of York came to its violent climax in 1813 during the War of 1812. The Fort served as the city's primary harbour defence between the 1790s and the 1880s, and was the home of a military garrison until the 1930s.
I haven't been there since childhood. Such a contrast between the fort and the modern city around it.ReplyDelete
I have never been to Toronto, but when I go I would love to visit this museum. It looks great!ReplyDelete