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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
Langstaff Corners
1   Pranks at Langstaff Corners
2  Langstaff
3   and lumber As construction began through Langstaff, Richmond Hill, and Gormley in 1904, village
4   and Newtonbrook, Thornhill, and Langstaff. Soon, the spires of Richmond Hill's
5   Yonge Street. Daily traffic at Langstaff Corner during 1930 averaged 8374 automobiles and 78
6   daily average of 4132 cars whizzing by the Langstaff intersection; by 1929, the average reached
7   hotels catering to travellers at Langstaff Corners, Bond Lake, and Oak Ridges, with a busy
8   Yonge Street, stood Langstaff, or Langstaff Corners. This community took its name from John
9   No. 3 on the Yonge Street highway, Langstaff Corners by mid-century had become a major stopping
10   the Munshaws linked Langstaff Corners with eighteenth-century Richmond Hill,
11   at Langstaff Corners itself, the original Langstaff property
12   the Langstaff corner, Mr. John Langstaff had
13   practical joke played at Langstaff was to frighten people with a make-believe
14   He married Margaret Cook of Langstaff, and fathered fourteen children, nine of whom

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