Toronto in Toronto, Ontario — Central Canada
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club
Erected by the Ontario Heritage Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Recreation
Erected by Ontario Heritage Foundation.
Location. 43° 37.289′ N, 79° 21.943′ W. Marker is in Toronto, Ontario, in Toronto. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Chippewa Bridge Avenue and Cibola Avenue. Click for map. The marker site can be reached on foot, about a 12-15 minute walk due east of the Centre Island ferry terminal at Toronto Island Park. Marker is in this post office area: Toronto, Ontario M5J 1X8, Canada.
Other nearby markers. St. Andrew By-The-Lake (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Lake Light (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); The Royal York Hotel (approx. 3 kilometers away); The Bishop’s Palace 1818 (approx. 3 kilometers away); Little Norway (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); Mary Ann Shadd Cary (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); No. 2 (Centre) Blockhouse (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); The Battle of York 1813 (approx. 3.7 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Toronto.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a pole where Cibola Avenue and Chippewa Bridge Avenue (both more paths than roads, actually) intersect, at the foot of the bridge.
Also see . . . History of the Royal Candadian Yacht Club. The RCYC provides its history:
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club was founded in Toronto in 1852 to serve both as a yachting recreational club and, in the British tradition, as an unofficial auxiliary of the Royal Navy in the defence of the waters of Lake Ontario. The Club was established under the name the Toronto Boat Club, but in 1854 with Queen Victoria's permission, the Club was renamed the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. Long associated with the Toronto Islands, the Royal Canadian Yacht Club did not move to the Island until 1881, first occupying various locations on the (Submitted on October 19, 2010.)
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