A brief history of Garrison Creek.

BlogTO has a great article on the history of the Garrison creek, which used to run through the heart of Trinity Bellwoods park, and still does, albeit underground.

…Garrison changed direction and headed south-east into Trinity Bellwoods Park where it carved out a broad, shallow ravine popular for sledding in the winter. A bridge across the river at Crawford Street was built by R. C. Harris, the former Commissioner of Public Works who lent his name to the R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant in the Beaches. Like the Harbord bridge, it too was buried where it stood when the ravine was filled in.

 

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