Second Government House - Elmsley House

Originally built in 1798 to the west of the Town of York near King and Simcoe Streets, Elmsley House served as the colony's Government House from 1815 to 1841. It was destroyed by fire in 1862.

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1834 Historic photo from 1834 - Sketch of Government House (1815-1860), Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W. in King Street WestSketch of Government House (1815-1860), Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W.
183 years ago - King Street West - 1834
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1854 Historic photo from 1854 - Government House - Elmsley House (1815-1860) Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W. in King Street WestGovernment House - Elmsley House (1815-1860) Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W.
163 years ago - King Street West - 1854
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)