Museums in Toronto

First Toronto Post Office

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Toronto's First Post Office (or York Post Office) is the oldest purpose-built post office in Canada, and the only surviving example of a post office that functioned as a department of the British Royal Mail.

The building was built between 1833 to 1834 and served as a post office until 1839. It was altered last in 1876. Located at 260 Adelaide Street East, the building now houses a museum and a full-service post office, run by the Town of York Historical Society.

The style of the building is late Georgian architecture.

See also

  • Toronto Street Post Office
  • List of oldest buildings and structures in Toronto

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