NameGibraltar Point lighthouse
AddressToronto ON
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In 1793, John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, moved the province's capital from present-day Niagara-on-the-Lake to York, known now as Toronto, where it would be less prone to attack by the United States. A long, finger-like peninsula extended out into Lake Ontario at York, creating a natural harbour, and Simcoe ordered defense works to protect the harbour's entrance...
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Visitor Info
Gibraltar Point Lighthouse can be reached by taking any of the three ferries that run to the Toronto Islands, but the two that require the shortest walk are the Centre Island and Hanlan's Point Ferries. Plan on a roughly 2 km walk to the lighthouse. The lighthouse is owned by the City of Toronto. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates43.61357, -79.38524
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