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King's College

Chartered in 1827 through the efforts of the Reverend John Strachan, King's College was the first university in Upper Canada. It offered instruction in science, law, theology, medicine and the arts. In 1850, it became the secularized University of Toronto.

Location

Near the entrance to the East Block of the Legislative Building, the site of the former college building, Queen's Park Crescent East, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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