Upper Canada College, Toronto


Upper Canada College, Toronto
   Originally established in 1807 as the Home District Grammar School of York, the first principal of which was Dr. G. O. Stuart, who was succeeded by Dr. Strachan in 1813. In 1816 a new building was erected, popularly known as the "Old Blue School." Upper Canada College proper dates from 1829, when provision was made by the government for its establishment. In 1891 the college was moved to the present building in Deer Park.
   Index: BL Land grant for, in 1831, 191-192.
   Bib.: Adam and Dickson, Upper Canada College; Canada: An Ency., vol. 4.

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