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Table of Contents

Title Page
Author's Preface
1 The Road through Richmond Hill
2 First Peoples on the Land
3 The European Settlers Arrive
4 From Miles' Hill to Richmond Hill: The Birth of a Community
5 Tories and Reformers
6 Stagecoach Lines and Railway Tracks
7 The Neighbours at Mid-Century
8 Fire Brigades and Fence Viewers
9 Picture Post Card Village of the 1880s and 1890s
10 Rails through Richmond Hill
11 The Flowering of Richmond Hill
12 The Village Transformed
Epilogue
Appendices
Table of Illustrations
Index
"Gormley Station from the South," showing the business and industrial centre of New Gormley early in the twentieth century. Buildings include, from left to right, blacksmith shop, David and Jacob Heise's double house, driveshed, railway station, North American Cement Block and Tile Company office (in background), and grain elevator.
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