The Fort York is a 43 acre National Historic Site built in 1793 and is the birthplace of urban Toronto. The Fort was built as a defense against invasion, became the focus of a significant battle during the War of 1812, and acted as a deterrent against both internal and external threats. It was home to a military garrison until the 1930's.
Fort York was designated a national historic sites of Canada in 1923. Referred to as Toronto’s founding landscape, Fort York National Historic Site is also a Heritage Conservation District, a registered archaeological site,
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