Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Early mills near Richmond Hill 
Exhibits    A list of mills built in Richmond Hill and Markham area in the late eighteenth - early nineteenth century with the description of their functions, locations, and ownership.
History of Yonge Street 
Exhibits    An early history of Yonge Street, a major arterial route connecting Toronto with Lake Simcoe area, with the description of its construction, transportation services, and buildings erected along it.
Biographical sketches of prominent residents of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  Biographical sketches of prominent residents of Richmond Hill derived from various sources and prepared for the Tweedsmuir History.
Schools of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits    This essay outlines the history of education in Richmond Hill, Ont., focusing on the school buildings and the formation of the Board of Education.
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church 
Exhibits  1880  A history of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, containing list of ministers, history of buildings, description of activities of congregation, and a Treasurer's Report.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church 
Exhibits    An essay by H. Rumble concerning the establishment of St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Richmond Hill, Ont.
Methodist United Church 
Exhibits    An essay describing history of Methodist United Church in Richmond Hill, Ont., with the list of ministers and a photograph of the Church Choir Picnic.
St. Mary's Anglican Church 
Exhibits  1922  Two newspaper articles written by Miss Frances M. Brown and Rev. R.S. Mason in early 1920s, describe the events surrounding history of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Richmond Hill.
The Kinnear murder 
Exhibits  30 Jul 1908  A description of the events pertaining to the murder of Captain Kinnear of Richmond Hill in 1843. William Harrison, local historian, recalls the events in his writings of July 30, 1908, the 60th anniversary of the historic tragedy. The story was published in "The Liberal", August 4, 1955.
Important Incident of 1837 Rebellion 
Exhibits  ca. 1957  An article from "The Liberal" newspaper describes the incident of the 1837 Rebellion known as the Battle of Montgomery's Tavern.
Atkinson family of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  A history of Atkinson family of Richmond Hill written for The Tweedsmuir History by W. Donald T. Atkinson, Principal Glebe Collegiate, Ottawa.
Trench family of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  A history of Trench family of Richmond Hill written by W.D.T. Atkinson.
Prize-winning speech given by Bruce Langstaff 
Exhibits  Feb 1952  Prize-winning speech given by Bruce Langstaff, Richmond Hill Public School, February, 1952.
Reminiscences of Dr. Langstaff 
Exhibits  1956-1957  ... that there was a bear tied up in the Hollow close to Yonge St., whereupon a passenger, not a player, begged that the van be stopped while he would give an exhibition, showing what he could do with a bear by way of a wrestling match. It is surprising how brave and reckless a person be¬comes when he has had a few...
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