Did you know? The first 'Government House' was built in 1800 inside the fort. Ontario is one of only three Canadian provinces without an official residence for its Lieutenant Governor since the closure of Chorley Park in 1937.
Fort York was commissioned by the British Army and built immediately south of Upper Canada's capital, York (since renamed Toronto) in 1793, to defend the settlement from potential raids from the United States, independent since 1776. The provincial...+read more