Montgomery's Inn

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Montgomery's Inn
Montgomery's Inn Door.jpg
Montgomery's Inn once welcomed travelers under this transom, or fanlight
General information
Architectural styleGeorgian
Address4709 Dundas Street West
Design and construction
Architect(s)Thomas Montgomery
A plaque erected by the province of Ontario calls attention to the Inn.

Montgomery's Inn is a museum in Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario. Built in 1830 as a Georgian-style inn, it was named for its innkeeper, Thomas Montgomery (1790-1877). The inn ceased operations in 1856 and continued as a private farm house that was rented to tenant farmers by the Montgomery family until 1946. It was later owned by a Presbyterian church, a developer, the Etobicoke Historical Society, and the Etobicoke Historical Board, until it was finally transferred to the City of Toronto.[1] Once in danger of demolition, it is a cherished remnant of colonial times in Upper Canada. Though most of its current artifacts are not original to the building, they are period pieces, and a few belonged to the Montgomery family.


Farmers' market[edit]

A year-round farmers' market is held each Wednesday at the Inn.[2]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Montgomery's Inn Farmers Market". 3 November 2014.

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Coordinates: 43°39′06.5″N 79°31′33″W / 43.651806°N 79.52583°W / 43.651806; -79.52583