Yonge Street, Toronto

Yonge Street, Toronto
   Originally an Indian trail leading to Lake Simcoe. Built as a bush road by Simcoe in 1794. Named after Sir George Yonge, then secretary for war.
   Index: BL Named in honour of the then secretary for war, 8.
   Bib.: Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto.

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