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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
1   Hill's town limits, enters the Town of Aurora, and begins its descent to Lake Simcoe. It is
2   east of present-day Newmarket and Aurora, crossed to the west of the future Yonge
3   Yonge Street - reaching Oak Ridges, Aurora, and Newmarket in 1899, Jackson's Point
4   rode the line to high school in Aurora. Schomberg families used it to travel to
5   steam railways at North Toronto and Aurora. From the northern brow of Hogg's Hollow,
6   north slope of the ridge, heading for Aurora and
7   secondary institution between Toronto and Aurora. So students had long come into town from
8   its inaugural trip from Toronto to Aurora. It was the spanking new Ontario, Simcoe
9   (Concord), Richmond Hill (Maple), and Machell's Corners (Aurora). The buildings at these points were to include
10   northeast towards Yonge Street and Aurora. Topography cost Richmond Hill a steam
11   to pass through the toll gate [south of Aurora] without paying the required fee. In order
12   Township in 1852, schooled in Aurora, and trained initially as a teacher,

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