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Yonge Street

Yonge Street was built by Upper Canada's first lieutenant-governor to connect the town of York (Toronto) on Lake Ontario with the naval base at Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay. It provided a secure overland route for moving troops and settlers to the interior.

Location

In front of the Toronto Star building, 1 Yonge Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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