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82 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1X2
Mackenzie House is a historic building and museum in Toronto that was the last home of William Lyon Mackenzie, the city's first mayor. It is now a museum operated by the City of Toronto's Museum and Heritage Services. Its visitor experience focuses on the life and times of the Mackenzie family as well as Mackenzie's role as a newspaper editor and politician. The museum also depicts life in the fast growing and diverse Toronto of the 1860s to the 1890s, including programs focused on Black Canadians and Mary Ann Shadd.
The house is a location for a "Haunted Walk" tour.
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