By Scott Kennedy,Jeanne Hopkins
The warfare of 1812 was once slightly over while the folks of York turbines felled the bushes that might turn into the 1st St. John’s Anglican Church. in-built 1816 on land donated by means of pioneer settlers Joseph and Catherine Shepard, the little log church was once the 1st outpost of St. James Church within the city of York and the 1st parish church in what may in the future develop into the town of Toronto. The brick church that stands there at the present time, excessive at the land overlooking Hogg’s hole, was once accomplished in 1844. although enlarged and enhanced through the years, it maintains to function a welcoming position of worship and a worthwhile repository of Canadian history.
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200 Years at St. John's York Mills: The Oldest Church in Toronto by Scott Kennedy,Jeanne Hopkins