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John Graves Simcoe 1752-1806:

Talks about one of the legendary figures of Ontario history, John Graves Simcoe who was the commander of the Queen's Rangers during the American Revolution. In 1791 he was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, and upon his arrival in 1792 he founded the town of York (present-day Toronto).

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