York-Sutton Railway History

Discovery what it was like to ride the rails in the 1850s and 1900s.

On January 4, 2020, the Canadian Railway Preservation and Restoration Society (CRPRA) will be holding an event at the Richmond Hill Public Library Central Branch on a history of the York-Sutton railway. You have a choice of two 1 hour sessions on January 4th, either from 10:15 am – 11:15 am OR 11:45 am – 12:45 pm. The cost is $5.00.

Games, trivia, hands-on with rails…fun for the entire family.

Register online by visiting the CRPRA website at https://www.crpra.org/community.php.

The Canadian Railway Preservation and Restoration Association, is a federally incorporated non-profit organization that strives to protect, preserve, and restore railroad tracks. We also promote rail safety and educate future engineers.

Still Time to Reserve Your Holiday Party Tickets!

Just a reminder that if you would would like to buy a ticket for the upcoming dinner on Monday December 9th, 2019, there are still some available. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. one hour before our usual meeting time. The tickets are $30.00 which includes dinner, door prizes, entertainment (CHORUS YORK) and we have raffle items.

Monday December 9th, 2019 – 6:30p.m

The Executive Committee of the Richmond Hill Historical Society would like to extend a special invitation to the annual Christmas Dinner & Party.
Join us for a good old fashioned Christmas Dinner and celebration of the season. A delicious dinner will be catered by “3 Sisters Catering Company” with all the trimmings and dessert. There will be Door Prizes, Raffles, Entertainment and Caroling to complete the evening. Lots of fun for the festive holiday season. Invitation is now open to friends and family.
(previously a Members-Only event).

Tickets – $30.00 per person
(Cash or Cheque)

Please call Andrea Kulesh at 905-884-2789.

ONLY Reservations can be taken at this time. Pay at the door.

Call Andrea or email r.hillhistsoc at hotmail.ca. Please let us know no later than Friday December 6th, 2019. The caterers require final numbers to assist them in their arrangements.
** This Event Begins 1 hour earlier than monthly meetings !!

Thank you everyone. We hope you can make it on Monday. It’s always fun to gather and enjoy each other’s company for what remains of the year in 2018!!! The next time we see each other will be New Year 2019!

All the best for the coming Holiday Season!