Menu

Second Invasion of York 1813, The

In July 1813, just three months after an earlier invasion, American troops landed at York (Toronto) and briefly took possession of the town. They raided the largely unoccupied fort, set fire to the barracks and storehouses, and two days later departed.

Location

Near the entrance to Coronation Park, Exhibition Place in the vicinity of the invaders' landing site, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

Themes