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Founding of Weston, The

Rich timber resources and the water power potential of the Humber River attracted settlers to this area as early as the 1790s. Traffic along the Weston Road and after 1856 on the Grand Trunk Railway stimulated Weston's steady economic growth.

Location

In Memorial Park, Lawrence Avenue West and Little Avenue, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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