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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
Harrison, William
1   store of P.G. Savage. Next came William Harrison's saddlery (later Isobel "Izzie"
2   success in their family history," wrote Harrison, she "would get up early in the morning and
3   raised for the summer months," wrote William Harrison, Richmond Hill's first historian. "It being
4   most unusual. He was always restless, wrote Harrison, "ill at ease and wandering aimlessly about.
5   gave up their property and, according to Harrison, "flitted elsewhere," leaving no descendants
6   sojourners in a foreign land," wrote William Harrison in later years. "It was no unusual
7   Hill is another matter. Local historian William Harrison, writing in The Liberalseventy years later,
8   were something extraordinary," wrote William Harrison. "Most of Saturday's wages were spent on general
9   And for one and all, concluded Harrison, the village "provides such amusements for the
10   for the evening, and harnessmaker William Harrison offered as first prize a Webster's
11   The community's first historian, William Harrison was Richmond Hill's second reeve in
12   and put up for sale in 1885 by William Harrison at 17 Elizabeth Street North. The
13   of incorporation, noted village historian William Harrison in 1889, Richmond Hill council had
14  Harrison was active in the 1872 campaign for
15   10, 1834, in Bath, England. In 1843, when William was nine, the family moved to Canada and
16   active community volunteer, Harrison helped organize the first fire brigade and
17   maker William Trench, saddler William Harrison, dry goods merchant Isaac Crosby, and
18   dedicated in October of the following year. William Harrison described it in an article for The
19   Northern and Nipissing railways," observed William Harrison in 1888, "as a village we are not likely to
20   or simply "The Fire Proof" William Harrison's harnessmaking and saddlery shop Henry Hopper,
21   preserving, and writing its history. William Harrison, a prominent saddler, harnessmaker and
22  William Harrison: Non-Candidate

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