McMaster University 1887

Established with funds bequeathed by the Honourable William McMaster, this university was incorporated in 1887 and opened in Toronto three years later. Inadequate facilities and the gift of land in Hamilton prompted the institution to relocate in 1930.


On the grounds of Gilmore Hall, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: City of Hamilton (District)

Municipality: City of Hamilton