Explore Historical Vacations in Toronto
Toronto has a long and rich history, however, it wasn’t until 1793, when British officials founded the town of York, that it began to flourish. Fort York National Historic Site will acquaint you with the birthplace of modern Toronto and the site of the 1813 Battle of York. It hosts Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings. Pay a visit to Black Creek Pioneer Village, an authentically re-created 1860s Ontario country village. Explore more than 40 restored farm buildings, tradeshops and homes. The Spadina Museum chronicles the life of four generation of a wealthy Toronto family. Tour the estate and its spectacular landscape to get a feel for the history, economy and aesthetics of the 1800s and early 1900s.