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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
Langstaff Corners
1   and lumber As construction began through Langstaff, Richmond Hill, and Gormley in 1904, village
2   and Newtonbrook, Thornhill, and Langstaff. Soon, the spires of Richmond Hill's
3   Yonge Street. Daily traffic at Langstaff Corner during 1930 averaged 8374 automobiles and 78
4   daily average of 4132 cars whizzing by the Langstaff intersection; by 1929, the average reached
5   hotels catering to travellers at Langstaff Corners, Bond Lake, and Oak Ridges, with a busy
6   Yonge Street, stood Langstaff, or Langstaff Corners. This community took its name from John
7   No. 3 on the Yonge Street highway, Langstaff Corners by mid-century had become a major stopping
8   the Munshaws linked Langstaff Corners with eighteenth-century Richmond Hill,
9   at Langstaff Corners itself, the original Langstaff property
10   the Langstaff corner, Mr. John Langstaff had
11   practical joke played at Langstaff was to frighten people with a make-believe
12   He married Margaret Cook of Langstaff, and fathered fourteen children, nine of whom
13  Langstaff
14   Pranks at Langstaff Corners

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