Invasion of White House started in Toronto in 1813

Invasion of White House in Washington by Canadians started from this Sunnyside Beach in Toronto in 1813.  A view of Canadian troops practising – 2 centuries later. Marek J.D. Goldyn Foto/ The EUROPEAN Club of Canada

From Wikipedia: . The troops arrived by water and landed on the Sunnyside waterfront east of Roncesvalles. The troops attacked Fort York to the east the next morning and looted the town in 1812. The looting of York led to a retaliatory raid on, and looting of Washington, D.C., burning the White House.,_Toronto





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