Meetings & Events

A photograph depicting a view of Yonge Street looking north from just south of Lorne Ave. (ca. 1910)

Monthly Meetings

The Richmond Hill Historical Society meets on the third Monday of each month (except July and August) at 7:30 pm in Wallace Hall at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill. All are welcome to attend.

Bring a friend or two! Guest Fee $5.00. Yearly memberships are available at $40.00 for Family and $25.00 for Individuals.

Light refreshments are served following the meeting.

For further information about meetings or programs, please call Andrea Kulesh at 905-884-2789

Check out the great events and speakers lined up…


June 20, 2022; 7:30 pm
Get to Know the Whitchurch Museum
Speaker: Krista Rauchenstein
via Zoom

Please note that this meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you are planning to attend, please advise the Society at r.hillhistsoc at


January 17, 2022; 7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting & Bring and Brag
via Zoom

February 21, 2022; 7:30 pm
A Day in the Life of a Heritage Planner
Pamela Vega, Heritage and Urban Design Planner, City of Richmond Hill
via Zoom

March 21, 2022; 7:30 pm
History of the York Regional Police
(bonus discussion on crimes commonly committed against seniors)
Constable Laura Nicolle, Media Relations Officer, York Regional Police
via Zoom

April 18, 2022; 7:30 pm
The Royal and Historical Origins of Nursery Rhymes
Garry Toffoli, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Canadian Royal Heritage Trust
via Zoom

May 16, 2022; 7:30 pm
‘Long May She Rein’ – Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Norman McMullen and Kevin Dark
via Zoom

June 20, 2022; 7:30 pm
Get to Know the Whitchurch Museum
Speaker: TBA
via Zoom

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