In 1793 John Graves Simcoe, the first Governor of Upper Canada, ordered the Queens Rangers to build a Saw Mill, which he named the Kings Mill.  This was the first industrial site of what is known today as the City of Toronto. The Kings Mill was leased and later bought by Thomas Fisher. The Mill was poorly constructed so Thomas Fisher replaced this original Lumber Mill with a Grist Mill in 1834 located a few yards North of the original Mill. Years later William Gamble, Etobicoke’s first Reeve, bought this Grist Mill and shortly thereafter built a new and larger Mill that eventually was destroyed by fire in 1849. Not to be deterred, Gamble had a 4th Mill constructed. The stone, lumber and the heavy beams for this Mill came from the Humber Valley.

 

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Saturday February 25, 2017

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Don Thompson/ Reg Schwager

February 24 2017

Amy McConnell Trio

February 25 2017

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February 25 2017

Sound Of Jazz Series Kevin Clark\'s Tribute to Louis Armstrong

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West Indies Chicken with Mango Salsa This dish is a fresh rendition of Jamaican jerk chicken....

February 20 2017

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February 14 2017

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