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Richmond Hill Heritage Services Historic Walking Tour

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Richmond Hill Heritage Centre

Richmond Hill, ON



Offered in English.


Join Richmond Hill Heritage Services for a free Culture Days Historic Walking Tour!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

11:00 a.m.

Richmond Hill Heritage Centre – 19 Church Street North

Yonge Street, Richmond Hill’s “Main Street” was established by order of Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in the 1790s. Envisioned as a military road from the Town of York (Toronto) to Holland Landing. Yonge Street served a more significant role in history, bringing settlers and commerce northward from York, to found new communities. By the early 19th century, some of the frontages along Yonge Street were subdivided and sold for the development of businesses, homes and institutions – creating the core of a new village.

Rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.



City of Richmond Hill Heritage Services

The Richmond Hill Heritage Centre preserves and celebrates our community heritage. The building is an 1840s Regency style cottage, fully restored to reflect this historical period.


Maggie Mackenzie

905-737-1818 x6007