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Battle of York 1813, The

On April 27, 1813, a large American contingent landed just west of York and after a fierce battle forced the defending militia to retire. During the five days of occupation the invaders burned much of the town, including the parliament buildings.

Location

At the entrance to Fort York, 100 Garrison Road, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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