David Gibson 1804-1864 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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David Gibson 1804-1864

A deputy land surveyor and Reform politician, Gibson was an ardent supporter of William Lyon Mackenzie. He sought refuge in the United States after the failure of the 1837 rebellion, but returned to Upper Canada in 1848 and resumed his work as a surveyor.

Location

On the grounds of his former home – now Gibson House museum, 5172 Yonge Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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