Established in or about 1750, Fort Rouillé, also known as Fort Toronto, prospered.
In 1754, the inhabitants of the French Fort Rouillé included:
- one officer;
- two sergeants;
- four soldiers; and
- one storekeeper.
The fort consisted of a guardhouse, storeroom, barracks, store, blacksmith, officers' quarters, and outbuildings.
CHARITY AND DONATIONS
The Toronto Project is a registered Canadian charity, advancing education by increasing the public's knowledge and appreciation of the general history of the city of Toronto, and in particular its social, cultural, architectural, geographical, and natural heritage, specifically through:
(1) the operation and development of a history of Toronto website;
(2) research to provide accurate educational information to the public; and
(3) networking with other charities with compatible aims.
Charitable Registration Number: No. 863000386 RR 0001
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