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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
Simcoe, John Graves
1   by the first governor of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe, as a military and commercial route between Lakes
2   Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library John Graves Simcoe was born at Cotterstock, Northamptonshire,
3  Simcoe and his wife, the gifted artist and diarist
4   leaving Upper Canada in 1796, Simcoe served as governor of the colony of San
5   and strategic reasons. The planner was John Graves Simcoe, lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, and his
6  Simcoe communicated his delight to Secretary of
7   Holland River Indian trails, Simcoe's new route would not follow the natural
8   in support of their French allies, Simcoe realized that the capital of Upper Canada at
9   Simcoe transferred the capital across Lake Ontario
10  Simcoe knew of at least one old Indian trail running
11   months later, Simcoe strengthened his case for a Yonge Street
12  Simcoe was now determined to explore the country
13   Hill, the most decisive leg of Simcoe's autumn excursion was the return trip from
14   Holland Landing, Simcoe and his party headed south on a new trail
15  Simcoe's desire to flatter his British superiors
16   Nevertheless, it was a beginning, and Simcoe was pleased. In November 1794 he noted that a
17   between Berczy and Governor Simcoe turned sour, and in May 1796, Simcoe
18   the great road-building project alive while Simcoe's attention was focused
19  Governor Simcoe stretched the truth somewhat in his September
20   months of the Yonge Street project, Simcoe and his surveyors relied on soldiers from the
21   this grant was refused, Berczy and Governor Simcoe struck an interesting alternate bargain,
22   in disguise, for it forced Governor Simcoe to turn once again to seemingly more reliable
23   the road was being used. Elizabeth Simcoe noted in her diary in March 1796 that "an Indian
24   settlement, before the arrival of Governor Simcoe and William Berczy and Augustus
25   met across the province. So it was that Governor Simcoe's former Yonge Street stump trail
26   Simcoe's Yonge Street plan excluded any Crown
27   proved harder to attain than Governor Simcoe, David Smith, or the Gazette imagined.
28   more fundamental problem lay with Governor Simcoe's rigid enforcement of settlement rules. One
29   of York (England), who was a friend of the Simcoes. Behind Yonge Street, the township
30   of his Colonial Project," Russell wrote Simcoe in May. "He now thinks the distance too great
31   of Upper Canada since Governor Simcoe's departure.
32   In June 1793, he petitioned Governor Simcoe for a land grant in Upper Canada, but was
33   group, however, and headed directly for Simcoe's new provincial capital at York. On
34   owners, appear in the picture. When Simcoe's long-feared war with the United States
35   Simcoe: The Man Who Planned Yonge
36   Simcoe Plans the

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