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Richmond Hill’s French aristocrats

‘The tenure of the French aristocrats in Richmond Hill was short-lived’ Originally published in the Richmond Hill Liberal (May 30, 2019) by Jim Vollmershausen, Vice-President, Richmond Hill Historical Society Over 220 years ago, in 1798, a group of royalist exiles from revolutionary France arrived in Upper Canada and settled in what is now Richmond Hill. […]