Toronto's Historical Plaques
Learn a little of Toronto's history as told through its plaques
St. Peter's Anglican Church
Photos by Alan L Brown - Posted September, 2006
A 1979 Toronto Historical Board plaque attached to this church at 190 Carlton Street has this to say:
Plaque coordinates: 43.663549 -79.371983
This parish, which extends from Yonge Street to the Don River, was established in 1863, using the Chapel in St. James' Cemetery for worship. The following year Gundry & Langley designed this church in High Victorian Gothic style. It was opened by John Strachan, Bishop of Toronto, on 10 June 1866. Additions were made in 1872 and 1880 to accommodate the growing congregation and the original south entrance became a baptistry. Following a serious fire in 1973, the chancel was modified and a choir and organ gallery built in the west end.
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