By Scott Kennedy,Jeanne Hopkins
The conflict of 1812 was once slightly over while the folk of York turbines felled the bushes that might develop into the 1st St. John’s Anglican Church. inbuilt 1816 on land donated by means of pioneer settlers Joseph and Catherine Shepard, the little log church used to be the 1st outpost of St. James Church within the city of York and the 1st parish church in what could someday develop into town of Toronto. The brick church that stands there this day, excessive at the land overlooking Hogg’s hole, was once accomplished in 1844. even though enlarged and more suitable through the years, it maintains to function a welcoming position of worship and a useful 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