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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
11 The Flowering of Richmond Hill
12 The Village Transformed
Table of Illustrations
Burr House, built by Rowland Burr on Carrville Road in the 1820s. The Richmond Hill Historical Society leases Burr House from the Town of Richmond Hill and, together with the Burr House Spinners and Weavers and the Hill Potters Guild, operates the Burr House Craft Gallery. Members of the Woods family, later owners, appear in the picture.
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