Toronto's 100 Years

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD
Year: 2006
ISBN: 1897338457
Publisher: Archive CD Books Canada

This book was produced under the authority of the City of Toronto as an accompaniment and memento of the celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the city's incorporation in 1834. It provides an excellent history of the settlement from it's first incarnation as a fortified trading post under French protection through the establishment of "Muddy" York town and the subsequent transition to Toronto. The history of York begins with Colonel Simcoe setting up his two room tent and progresses through to the "modern" city of 1934. All aspects of the city's life are reviewed and many interesting and some surprising facts are revealed.

This would obviously be a useful book for anyone researching ancestors who lived in Toronto, giving them a context to their lives.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book.  Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

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