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<strong><a href="http://oldtorontomaps.blogspot.ca/2013/01/1788-mann-plan-of-torento-harbour-with.html">Plan of Torento Harbour with the proposed Town and part of the Settlement</a></strong>. Signed 6th Dec. 1788, Gother Mann Captain of Command, Royal Engineers. Library and Archives Canada: NMC4435.<br /> <br /> Produced by Gother Mann in December 1788, this map presents the earliest detailed proposal for what would become York. Featuring neat residential squares and a large central common, the plan proved too grand for the early settlement. Note the early spelling of the harbour as “Torento.”
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Plan of Torento Harbour with the proposed Town and part of the Settlement. Signed 6th Dec. 1788, Gother Mann Captain of Command, Royal Engineers. Library and Archives Canada: NMC4435.

Produced by Gother Mann in December 1788, this map presents the earliest detailed proposal for what would become York. Featuring neat residential squares and a large central common, the plan proved too grand for the early settlement. Note the early spelling of the harbour as “Torento.”

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