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Simcoe Day 2012 at Fort York

Simcoe Day at Fort York Presented by: City of Toronto Museums Date: August 6, 2012 Event Time(s):10:00 AM to 5:00 PMWebsite: www.toronto.ca/museums-events Email: [email protected] Phone:416-392-6907 Cost Information: Regular Admission Applies Lieutenant-governor Simcoe founded the town of York (Toronto) in 1793 and was the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada (Ontario). Come learn about the birthplace of modern Toronto and thrill to the sounds of musketry, cannons and the fife and drum. On this day we celebrate the legacy of Fort York and its place in Toronto's history. Visitors will enjoy tours, exhibits, demonstrations of musketry, cannon and music by the Fort York guard, Regency dance demonstrations, historic cooking in our 1826 kitchen, and the beautiful grounds of this national treasure. Regular admission applies. Location:Historic Fort York 250 Fort York Boulevard Map to this event Public Transit:Take the 511 streetcar south from Bathurst subway station. Patrons can access the fort via a pedestrian walkway off the Bathurst/Front Street bridge. TTC Trip Planner Downtown Celebrations/Holiday The City of Toronto does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of the content provided in this calendar. All listing details are submitted by event organizers. To confirm any information, please contact the organizers directly.. Event Details. Location: 250 Fort York