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Chapter 10
Rails through Richmond Hill
Table of Contents

Title Page
Author's Preface
1 The Road through Richmond Hill
2 First Peoples on the Land
3 The European Settlers Arrive
4 From Miles' Hill to Richmond Hill: The Birth of a Community
5 Tories and Reformers
6 Stagecoach Lines and Railway Tracks
7 The Neighbours at Mid-Century
8 Fire Brigades and Fence Viewers
9 Picture Post Card Village of the 1880s and 1890s
10 Rails through Richmond Hill
The Radial Railway Arrives
A Ride on the Big Green Cars
Stops along the Line
Bond Lake Park
Through the Highlands of York to Bond Lake Park
Radial Days in Richmond Hill
Summer Romance at Bond Lake Park
Electrical News at the Turn of the Century
Electric Lights for the Village
Heritage sites in New Gormley
" Gormley Gleanings"
The Belated Arrival of the Age of Steam
11 The Flowering of Richmond Hill
12 The Village Transformed
Table of Illustrations

Heritage sites in New Gormley

Heritage sites in New Gormley.Richmond Hill Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee

1. Joseph Mannock House, relocated c 1907

2. Jeremiah Lyons House, c 1909

3. Elizabeth Reaman House, 1916

4. John Leary House, 1909

5. John Forrester House, 1909

6. Thomas S. Doner House, c 1908

7. Daniel H. Doner House, c 1906

8. Blacksmith Shop

9. David W. & Jacob A. Heise House,c 1908

10. Gormley Station Site, 1907

11. Station House, c 1910

12. David Heise House, c 1908

13. Cober Store, 1912

14. Eva May Thompson House, relocated 1908

15. William Bestard House, c 1909

16. George W. Baker House, 1908

17. North American Cement Block & Tile Co., c 1907

18. Skating Rink Changeroom, c 1930s

19. George T. Hilts House, 1922

20. James Hunt House, 1921

21. John Sider House, 1921

22. Alfred Brillinger House, 1921

23. Joseph Farmer House, 1919

24. Samuel Bakre Jr. House c 1858, relocated 1978

25. Clarence E. Heise House, c 1926


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