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, September 16, 2019 – 7:30 pm
January 21, 2019
Annual General Meeting and Bring and Brag
February 18, 2019
The History of Surnames – Where Did They Originate?
Speaker: Tim Nau
March 18, 2019
200 Years at St. John’s York Mills: The Oldest Church in Toronto
Speaker: Scott Kennedy, Author
April 15, 2019
Double Threat, Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II
Speaker: Ellin Bessner, Author/Journalist
May 20, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Industries of the Mill Pond
Speaker: Cheryl Butler, Past President, Richmond Hill Historical Society
June 17, 2019 – 7:30 pm
September 16, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Topic to be announced
Speaker: Suzanne Smoke
October 21, 2019 – 7:30 pm
A Concise History of the Richmond Hill Cenotaph
Speaker: Peter Wilson, Local History and Genealogy Librarian, Richmond Hill Public Library
In August of 1923, the Village of Richmond Hill unveiled its monument to those who lost their lives in the Great War. Peter has been looking into a history of the Cenotaph and will present his findings in this informative talk on one of Richmond Hill’s most meaningful and thought-provoking places.
November 18, 2019 – 7:30 pm
The Dam Busters
Speaker: Ted Barris, Journalist and Author
Noted author and journalist Ted Barris returns to the Richmond Hill Historical Society for a third time to talk about his latest book The Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany. Ted is an engaging and entertaining speaker who is always a favourite with our group.
Please note that there will be a $10 admission fee for this event for all attendees.
December 16, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Holiday Dinner Party
MEMBERS ONLY EVENT