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|Schools & Institutions|
|Seminary of Quebec The Seminary of Quebec, established in
1663 as an institution for Canadian priesthood studies and leading to French Canada's major
Laval University in the mid 19th century.
|York Grammar School The Home District Grammar School at
York, Upper Canada, c. 1816-1829, where John Strachan was a forceful and dedicated
|Hopkins' School Hopkins' School, Kingston, Upper
|Dickson's Hill School Dickson's Hill School, Markham
Township, York County, and now at Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, Ontario.
|Rockwood Academy Early photo of the Rockwood Academy,
Upper Canada, founded by the Quaker Wm. Wetherald as a boarding school for boys. The
Quakers themselves had first arrived in Upper Canada by 1810 from the United
|Secondary School Rural secondary school in York Township,
Ontario, built in 1874.
|School of Agriculture Ontario School of Agriculture at Guelph,
which opened in 1874, becoming the Ontario Agricultural College and later incorporated into the
University of Guelph.
|Convent and School Roman Catholic convent and school, c.
1880-1900, Ontario. Separate schools for both Protestant and Catholic religious minorities were
provided in Upper Canada from the 1840s.
|Ontario Institution The Ontario Institution for the Deaf and
Dumb, Belleville, Ontario, built shortly after Confederation.
|Institute for the Blind Post-confederation Institute for the Blind at
Brantford, Ontario, with pupils stripping cane for the making of cane chairs.
|Rail School Car A rail-based school car in remote Northern
Ontario in the post World War I era, sent to areas without sufficient population to establish
|Village Store Village store, Elmira, Waterloo County, near
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