DescriptionNamed after Benjamin Vaughan, a peace negotiator in the American War of Independence, Vaughan was first settled by Pennsylvania Germans and British immigrants. The municipality includes the communities of Kleinberg, Maple, Thornhill and Woodbridge.
Cultural venues include City Playhouse Theatre, 1000 New Westminster Dr., phone (905) 303-2000, and St. Elizabeth Performing Arts Centre, home of Opera York at 525 New Westminster Dr.; for information phone (905) 305-7469; and (905) 787-8811 for Opera York.
ShoppingThe Promenade Shopping Centre on Bathurst, south of Hwy. 407 at Centre Street, counts Sears among its more than 150 shops and services. Vaughan Mills, 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr., offers some 240 outlet stores.
Things to SeeCanada's Wonderland