A Historic CemeteryFor over a century, Mount Pleasant Cemetery has served as the final resting place for many great figures, including politicians, doctors, artists and musicians. Classical pianist Glenn Gould, Canada’s first female surgeon Jennie Smillie-Robinson, and Canada’s most celebrated war hero Lt. Col. William Barker, VC are just some of the prominent people laid to rest at this cemetery. Mount Pleasant Cemetery also houses the mausoleums of the well-known Massey and Eaton families; these massive structures are impressive to view with their stunning architectural details.
Nature and Artwork at Mount PleasantThe 205 acres of Mount Pleasant Cemetery feature beautiful flower gardens and many species of rare trees. The miles of walking paths are dotted with picturesque fountains and remarkable works of art and sculpture, and there is incredible architecture in the thousands of monuments within the grounds. The park-like environment and over 14 kilometres of paved roadways makes the cemetery a peaceful and inviting place to explore, and many local residents use the routes for running and walking. Click to book your Toronto City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Visiting Mount Pleasant CemeteryVehicle and pedestrian entrances to the cemetery are on Mount Pleasant Road, as well as on Yonge St (which is located north of St. Clair, if taking the subway). Mount Pleasant Cemetery also has a pedestrian entrance on Bayview, north of Moore Avenue.
Location: Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4T 2V8
Click here to visit Mount Pleasant Cemetery official website.Published On: 2018-10-02
Updated On: 2019-04-17
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