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Black Defenders of Upper Canada Experience at Fort York

Presented by City of Toronto at Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto ON

Feb 01 - 29 2024
Black Defenders of Upper Canada Experience at Fort York

Through expanded tours and exhibitry, discover the contributions made by Richard Pierpoint, and the Coloured Corps, in the defence of what is now Ontario during the War of 1812. Learn about the connections between global trade, global consumption and the African Diaspora through an exploration of ingredients used in the historic kitchen.

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February 1, 2024 - February 29, 2024

Every Wednesday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Thursday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Friday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Saturday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tours on the hour. Last tour at 3 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Fort York National Historic Site

250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3K9


Parking is available on site via two Green P parking lots located at 250 Fort York Blvd as well as 800 Fleet Street. Limited parking is available adjacent to the Historic Fort at 100 Garrison Road.

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