July 18, 2018

Schurch Family Reunion – July 27 & 28, 2018

JUNE 24th, 2018 One of our members is part of the The Schürch (Shirk/Sherk/Sherrick, etc.) Family Association of North America – who meet and maintain family ties regularly. We are pleased post this announcement on behalf of: The Schürch (Shirk/Sherk/Sherrick, etc.) Family Association of North America Reunion will be held July 27 and 28, 2018 at […]

Call for Nominations-Bert Hunt Heritage Award

Richmond Hill Historical Society   Call for nominations for the Bert Hunt Heritage Award Recognizing contributions to preserving Richmond Hill’s heritage. Sponsored by The Richmond Hill Historical Society. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions to the preservation of Richmond Hill’s past and efforts to raise awareness about the value of that past to the community and […]

Notes & Quotes – Music and Stories of Richmond Hill

    “Notes & Quotes – Music and History of Richmond Hill”    A Special Ticketed Event   October 22, 2017 On behalf of the Richmond Hill Concert Band and Richmond Hill Historical Society, we would like to invite you to join us for an entertaining afternoon celebrating Canada 150 through Music and Story Telling. We are proud […]

Ward 4 Maple Syrup Festival – Hosted by Councillor David West

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“Rose Kessler’s Stories”

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Scott Kennedy

The Richmond Hill Historical Society was treated to an evening of memories of Willowdale on February 17th, 2014. WILLOWDALE: YESTERDAYS FARMS: TODAYS LEGACY SCOTT KENNEDY – AUTHOR Scott Kennedy spoke about the early days in Willowdale.  He showed several photographs pointing out their original locations and if the building(s) remained or what is there today. Many people […]

War of 1812 Bicentennial Graveside Recognition Project-Honouring Our 1812 Veterans

War of 1812 Bicentennial Graveside Recognition Project-Honouring Our 1812 Veterans On Sunday October 27th, members of the Richmond Hill Historical Society took part in the ceremony organized by the Bicentennial Graveside Recognition Project www.1812veterans.ca . Members, Greg Hunter and Dinah Cruse-Hunter organized the ceremony with the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church to honour 5 men who […]