Richmond Hill Historical Society

Preserving and sharing the history of Richmond Hill, Ontario since 1973

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…


Monday, April 20, 2020 – 7:30 pm

Due to the ongoing and developing situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Society has made the decision to suspend our general meetings until further notice. We have made this decision out of an abundance of caution.


January 20, 2020
Annual General Meeting and Bring and Brag

February 17, 2020
Milk Bag Project: Saving the Environment and Empowering the People
Sharon Gusz, MILKBAGSunlimited

March 16, 2020 – CANCELLED
The Fear and Fascination with the Automobile
Alexander Gates, Canadian Automotive Museum

April 20, 2020 – CANCELLED
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum and the Mantle Site

Speaker: Krista Rauchenstein, Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum

May 18, 2020 – 7:30 pm – CANCELLED

June 18, 2020 – 7:30 pm – CANCELLED
Strawberry Social

September 21, 2020 – 7:30 pm – CANCELLED
The Duke of Richmond
Speaker: Gary Toffoli, Canadian Royal Trust

October 19, 2020 – 7:30 pm
Speaker: Jason Burgoin, Royal Heraldry Society, Toronto Branch

November 16, 2020 – 7:30 pm
Speaker: TBA

December 14, 2020 – 6:30 pm* (Note the earlier start time)
Holiday Dinner Party

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