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York Mechanics' Institute

Modelled after similar organizations in Great Britain, the Mechanics' Institute was established in 1830. It had as its aim the education of all workingmen (mechanics), and to this end operated a lending library and offered classes in a wide range of subjects.

Location

On the site of the former Mechanics' Institute building, 77 Church Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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