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Robinson House Mavety Street

Robinson house on Mavety Street (One block west of Keele Street) east side just south of Dundas. At various times an apartment building and a meeting hall, it was also a boarding house known as the "Dog and Pot" and said to be used by railwaymen. September 1956. Toronto Public Library/James R. Robinson

Once a smallpox epidemic started here and medical authorities quarantined and used it as an isolation hospital.

Note: Dog and Pot refers ironmonger's sign of an indiron, commonly called a fire dog, and a cooking pot.


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