Eglinton: Montgomery and the Rebellion of 1837
Take another look at the neighbourhood around Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, home of some of the stirring events during the Rebellion of 1837! Visit the sites of John Montgomery’s country house and his infamous tavern, used by the rebels as their headquarters. Hear stories of the Rebellion era and the rise of the village of North Toronto later in the century.
LEADER: Doug Campbell
START POINT: SW corner of Eglinton Park, Eglinton Ave W and Oriole Parkway
FINISH POINT: Yonge St at Montgomery Ave, 3 blocks N of Eglinton Ave
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours
DIFFICULTY: Walk on sidewalks, parkland, some hills and slopes
For more information on walks visit the Heritage Toronto Website