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1  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street Agricultural Society
Yonge Street
1  Early Days in Richmond Hill: bested the radial car for control of Yonge Street.
2  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Works on the left or east side of Yonge Street.
3  Richmond Hill Photo Images: the Richmond Hill station, Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue.
4  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Street, along the east side of Yonge Street, from the Richmond Hill bakery
5  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Railway tracks towards Yonge Street. The H.J. Mills greenhouses are top
6  Richmond Hill Photo Images: and entrance to the Park Grounds at Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue, decorated for the
7  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Major Mackenzie Drive) west of Yonge Street in 1918.
8  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking north on Yonge Street from the roof of the Methodist
9  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge Street from the roof of the Methodist
10  Richmond Hill Photo Images: general store, southwest corner of Yonge and Centre streets, circa 1915.
11  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Loyal True Blue and Orange Home, Yonge Street North, opened in 1923. Roger Carlsen
12  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Store on the east side of Yonge Street, north of the radial railway station.
13  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Rustic Inn on the west side of Yonge Street at Nos. 24-28 South. The
14  Richmond Hill Photo Images: and buggy compete for attention on Yonge Street.
15  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Field Day parade turns off Yonge Street into the park during the
16  Richmond Hill Photo Images: at the southeast corner of present-day Yonge Street and Highway 7.
17  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Miles) at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, as it
18  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Richard Gapper on the east side of Yonge Street near today's 16th Avenue,
19  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Robert Moodie on his ride down Yonge Street in the evening of December 4, 1837.
20  Richmond Hill Photo Images: was located on the east side of Yonge Street, south of the Trench Carriage
21  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Langstaff Toll-gate, today's Yonge Street and Highway 7 intersection. For
22  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Martin Macleod, west of Yonge Street and north of
23  Richmond Hill Photo Images: on Carrville Road, west of Yonge Street, built in 1865.
24  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Yonge Street, looking north from Elgin
25  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Located on the sideroad west of Yonge Street behind the blacksmith shop on the
26  Richmond Hill Photo Images: at the north-east corner of Yonge and Major Mackenzie, c1885.
27  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Church, circa 1900, looking north up Yonge Street, with the spire of the Methodist
28  Richmond Hill Photo Images: 1895. The house was built in 1849, facing Yonge Street; in the twentieth century it was moved to
29  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge Street from just south of Dunlop Street, c.1900.
30  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Yonge Street looking north from Major
31  Richmond Hill Photo Images: barn-raising at the south-east corner of Yonge St. and Major Mackenzie. circa 1909?
32  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Yonge Street, just south of Lorne Ave.
33  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking north on Yonge St. at Arnold. The Palmer House is
34  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Yonge Street looking north from
35  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking north on Yonge Street in Elgin Mills. circa 1913
36  Richmond Hill Photo Images: The Atkinson house at 10370 Yonge St. The house was behind the funeral parlour.
37  Richmond Hill Photo Images: The Newbery house on Yonge St. north of Elgin Mills.
38  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge St. from north of Centre St.
39  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking north on Yonge St. at Arnold. The Palmer House is
40  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge St. at Arnold. The
41  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge St. from the spire of the Presbyterian
42  Richmond Hill Photo Images: "Glenkilloch" on Yonge St. at Trayborn Dr. where Wendy's is
43  Richmond Hill Photo Images: The east side of Yonge Street north of Centre Street. In the photo are
44  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking south on Yonge Street around 1930. The Palmer House
45  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Yonge St. at the corner of Dunlop St.,
46  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Looking north on Yonge St. from just south of Wright St.
47  Richmond Hill Photo Images: north half of lot 49 on the west side of Yonge St. It was located just north of the
48  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Routledge Blacksmith Shop on Yonge St. in Oak Ridges circa 1927 just
49  Richmond Hill Photo Images: corner of Elmwood Ave. and Yonge St.
50  Richmond Hill Photo Images: The Stanford house at 10039 Yonge St.
51  Richmond Hill Photo Images: of Langstaff Rd. between Yonge St. and Bathurst St.
52  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Parade on Yonge St.
53  Richmond Hill Photo Images: The Gray house at the corner of Yonge St. and Major Mackenzie
54  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Presbyterian Church Manse with 82 Yonge St. South to the right.
55  Richmond Hill Photo Images: Hunt St. from its former site on Yonge St. where the Ford dealership is currently
56  Early Days in Richmond Hill: out Yonge Street. C.W. Jefferys, The Picture Gallery of Canadian
57  Early Days in Richmond Hill: stagecoach traffic that rumbled along Yonge Street, opening hotel and tavern businesses to serve
58  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street has left its mark on the history of
59  Early Days in Richmond Hill: too, announces its presence along this Yonge Street lifeline. Signs of growth are everywhere.
60  Early Days in Richmond Hill: past and present remain strong. As Yonge Street rises in elevation south of Major
61  Early Days in Richmond Hill: northeast corner of Lorne Avenue and Yonge Street.
62  Early Days in Richmond Hill: automobile dealerships reminds us that Yonge Street brought the automobile as well as the
63  Early Days in Richmond Hill: to commemorate the historic role of Yonge Street, the cairn
64  Early Days in Richmond Hill: to the final decade of the twentieth, Yonge Street has been the spinal cord of Richmond
65  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Line of Yonge Street, showing the various routes between Lake
66  Early Days in Richmond Hill: had already decided on the name - Yonge Street, after Sir George Yonge, an
67  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the Detroit River. A second road, named Yonge Street, would strike north from Toronto to the
68  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Simcoe strengthened his case for a Yonge Street route by adding commercial factors to his
69  Early Days in Richmond Hill: crossed to the west of the future Yonge Street around Bond Lake, then to the east side
70  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Street after the secretary of state and Yonge Street after the secretary of war. Sir George
71  Early Days in Richmond Hill: George Yonge left no children, so Yonge Street is his only legacy to the
72  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street project was soon underway. Between February
73  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Equally important, "half the road on Yonge Street is allotted to settlers." By Christmas,
74  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Berczy proved unable to finish his Yonge Street contract within the specified year. Equipment
75  Early Days in Richmond Hill: contributed to the collapse of his Yonge Street project himself by flirting with a rival
76  Early Days in Richmond Hill: who opened up the farmlands east of Yonge Street in the 1790s; two centuries later these lands
77  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the end of May, Yonge Street had been "opened" - that is, a path twenty
78  Early Days in Richmond Hill: those initial months of the Yonge Street project, Simcoe and his surveyors relied
79  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Hill history as a builder of Yonge Street and a colonizer of adjacent Markham
80  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Township and early builder of Yonge Street. John Andre, William Berczy, Co-Founder of
81  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Berczy began work on the stretch of Yonge Street from the hill south of Thornhill north
82  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 53 near Bond's Lake. "The piece of Yonge Street from [Lot] 29 to River Holland which I have
83  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Surveyor, who made the first survey of Yonge Street in 1794. Association of Ontario Land
84  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the 1790s, in addition to his work on Yonge Street and Dundas Street, the energetic Jones
85  Early Days in Richmond Hill: resumed his Yonge Street work on January 4, 1796. More than a surveyor
86  Early Days in Richmond Hill: described it as a road or street, Yonge Street in the late 1790s was little more than a
87  Early Days in Richmond Hill: "an Indian & a Canadian" travelled the Yonge Street route all the way from Georgian Bay to the
88  Early Days in Richmond Hill: report consisted of a "list of settlers on Yonge Street, stating the improvements that have been
89  Early Days in Richmond Hill: data for his report by going along Yonge Street and noting activity on the various lots on
90  Early Days in Richmond Hill: up Yonge Street with Augustus Jones in the 1790s, then
91  Early Days in Richmond Hill: we must leave Yonge Street - the spinal cord of the Europeans'
92  Early Days in Richmond Hill: east or Markham Township side of Yonge Street than on the west or Vaughan Township
93  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Works on the left or east side of Yonge Street. On November 19, 1896, between nine and ten
94  Early Days in Richmond Hill: terminus on the northeast corner of Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue and Toronto's northern
95  Early Days in Richmond Hill: paused for breath as it pushed north up Yonge Street - reaching Oak Ridges, Aurora, and
96  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was located on the west side of Yonge Street, immediately north of Bond Crescent,
97  Early Days in Richmond Hill: for they were now connected directly with Yonge Street. Village teenagers rode the line to high
98  Early Days in Richmond Hill: T&Y purchased new radial cars, extended its Yonge Street line to Lake Simcoe in 1907, and converted
99  Early Days in Richmond Hill: track was placed along the east side of Yonge Street, the side to the lee of drifting
100  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on the Metropolitan line at Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. City of
101  Early Days in Richmond Hill: moving work crews into place along Yonge Street - one crew at Richmond Hill, a
102  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 56 at the Richmond Hill station, Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue. The first week set
103  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Street, along the east side of Yonge Street, from the Richmond Hill bakery
104  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the short-distance passenger travel along Yonge Street.
105  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and electric rail travel had benefited Yonge Street and the centre of Richmond Hill, the
106  Early Days in Richmond Hill: along the Yonge Street line of the Metropolitan Railway
107  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Mrs. E.E. (Gamble) Clarke, 12673 Yonge Street
108  Early Days in Richmond Hill: dynamo house, smoke stack - 12485 Yonge Street
109  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Michael Clarke's house, 12611 Yonge Street
110  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 12691 Yonge Street, a "cottage" built in 1936 by Robert
111  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Toronto, our big green car glides north on Yonge Street, through the pleasant suburban villages of
112  Early Days in Richmond Hill: promenade makes a nice approach from Yonge Street to the Pavilion, which is prettily
113  Early Days in Richmond Hill: merrily up Yonge Street, the Metropolitan trolleys took dancers to
114  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and overhead wires stretching up and down Yonge Street as far as the eye could see, the
115  Early Days in Richmond Hill: four electric lights in its waiting room at Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue - the first electric
116  Early Days in Richmond Hill: lights would be hung in the centre of Yonge Street, about six metres (twenty feet) above ground
117  Early Days in Richmond Hill: business places and residences along Yonge Street, and many of the homes along the side streets.
118  Early Days in Richmond Hill: passing under an evergreen arch at Yonge Street and Lorne
119  Early Days in Richmond Hill: south on Yonge Street from the roof of the Methodist
120  Early Days in Richmond Hill: north on Yonge Street from the roof of the Methodist
121  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on the northeast corner of today's Yonge Street and Highway 7. City of Toronto
122  Early Days in Richmond Hill: agricultural land, stretching from Yonge Street east to Bayview Avenue and north along
123  Early Days in Richmond Hill: public school on the west side of Yonge Street in the core of the village - an ideal spot
124  Early Days in Richmond Hill: behind the wheelbarrow. Let us walk along Yonge Street with Dorothy McKenzie Rumble as she
125  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the south end of town, and takes us across Yonge Street.
126  Early Days in Richmond Hill: National Railway tracks towards Yonge Street. The H.J. Mills greenhouses are top
127  Early Days in Richmond Hill: M.L. McConaghy Public School on Yonge Street, the second Patterson School west of
128  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Major Mackenzie Drive) west of Yonge Street in 1918. The Women's Institute
129  Early Days in Richmond Hill: places of business, the banners across Yonge Street, the parades and bands and speeches and
130  Early Days in Richmond Hill: turns off Yonge Street into the park during the 1923
131  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the Orange "orphanage" north on Yonge Street. "The changes in this village and district,"
132  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Mr. A. J. Hume's residence on Yonge Street, be kind enough to return them, after he is
133  Early Days in Richmond Hill: carrying out the improvements to Yonge Street unearthed a bit of local history Tuesday when
134  Early Days in Richmond Hill: highways department took a census of Yonge Street traffic. Each day from seven o'clock in the
135  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the rubber-tired vehicle now owned Yonge Street. Daily traffic at Langstaff Corner
136  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street through Richmond Hill in 1927.
137  Early Days in Richmond Hill: yet another wave of development along Yonge Street. Long strings of homes sitting on five-acre
138  Early Days in Richmond Hill: approach from Yonge Street. Archives of Ontario Parking and picnicking.
139  Early Days in Richmond Hill: automobile seriously started to take over Yonge Street. The summer of 1924 witnessed a daily average
140  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was that Governor Simcoe's former Yonge Street stump trail passed from county to provincial
141  Early Days in Richmond Hill: sold for $60,000. Radial runs on Yonge Street were cut in half and co-ordinated with new
142  Early Days in Richmond Hill: plans to end radial service on Yonge Street. Richmond Hill and other communities along the
143  Early Days in Richmond Hill: radial cars returned to the stretch of Yonge Street that ran from Richmond Hill south to
144  Early Days in Richmond Hill: radial cars still ran along Yonge Street south of the village for another eighteen
145  Early Days in Richmond Hill: High School at the southwest corner of Yonge and Wright streets became too small, and
146  Early Days in Richmond Hill: strategic role in secondary education along Yonge Street. Half a century earlier, Richmond Hill
147  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Loyal True Blue and Orange Home, Yonge Street North, opened in 1923. Roger Carlsen
148  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Rustic Inn on the west side of Yonge Street at Nos. 24-28 South. The
149  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Iroquoian sites on the west side of Yonge Street suggest "a single community moving through
150  Early Days in Richmond Hill: located southwest of the intersection of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. It seems to
151  Early Days in Richmond Hill: eighty hectares) at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie
152  Early Days in Richmond Hill: later attention on his uncle's property at Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. He moved on
153  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Mississaugas over his right to run the Yonge Street survey through their lands. 33 That
154  Early Days in Richmond Hill: at York and the few settlers along Yonge Street were especially apprehensive. 35 But the
155  Early Days in Richmond Hill: his "Report on the Condition of Yonge Street." Jones himself was personally very close to
156  Early Days in Richmond Hill: surveyor general for Upper Canada in 1794. "Yonge Street, I suppose, was the intended centre for this
157  Early Days in Richmond Hill: as the first to put down roots along Yonge Street within the boundaries of modern Richmond
158  Early Days in Richmond Hill: lots were taken up along both sides of Yonge Street through the heart of the future village of
159  Early Days in Richmond Hill: north along the east side of Yonge Street, William Bond is identified as the owner of
160  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Shaws and Bonds - all these original Yonge Street pioneers were granted lots at the pleasure of
161  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Simcoe's Yonge Street plan excluded any Crown reserve or clergy
162  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Johnson) These settlers had to meet certain "Yonge Street conditions" in return for their free grants
163  Early Days in Richmond Hill: specified hours or even days of work on Yonge Street.
164  Early Days in Richmond Hill: surveyor general David Smith of Yonge Street in 1799, "and fit for every purpose of
165  Early Days in Richmond Hill: a few consignments for the fur trade along Yonge Street over the next ten years, the 12,000 never
166  Early Days in Richmond Hill: of Vaughan Township's thirty-five Yonge Street lots were granted up to 1798, and by 1802 the
167  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Upper Canada, finally trekking north up Yonge Street in the spring of 1794. They passed beyond the
168  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the entire length of Yonge Street, from York to Newmarket, provincial
169  Early Days in Richmond Hill: since no important streams intersected Yonge Street in the core area of the present town, no
170  Early Days in Richmond Hill: of Vaughan and the first on Yonge Street." 1
171  Early Days in Richmond Hill: at the southeast corner of present-day Yonge Street and Highway 7. But Balsar and
172  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the end of June 1797, then travelled up Yonge Street to their land. At about the time
173  Early Days in Richmond Hill: building that was later part of 10370 Yonge Street.
174  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the northeast corner of today's Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive; four years
175  Early Days in Richmond Hill: their cabin, located some distance east of Yonge Street on a pathway charitably described as a
176  Early Days in Richmond Hill: we have walked from our own log house on Yonge Street, across rough-cut Langstaff Road to
177  Early Days in Richmond Hill: European settlement was not confined to Yonge Street. By late 1794 present-day Bayview Avenue
178  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the municipality stretching east from Yonge Street, and named for William Markham,
179  Early Days in Richmond Hill: to spend working on the construction of Yonge Street. Many probably regretted leaving comfortable
180  Early Days in Richmond Hill: from France who settled farther north along Yonge Street.
181  Early Days in Richmond Hill: eventually returned home. Meanwhile, on Yonge Street, "their little clearings were soon overrun
182  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on each of his four large farms on Yonge Street, cleared the requisite number of acres, and
183  Early Days in Richmond Hill: up Crown land grants along both sides of Yonge Street from present-day Elgin Mills Road
184  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Anglican Church, on the east side of Yonge Street just south of Stouffville Road, near
185  Early Days in Richmond Hill: settlers farther south along Yonge Street, Bayview Avenue, and Leslie Street
186  Early Days in Richmond Hill: That is why they were given lands along Yonge Street, equidistant from existing French-speaking
187  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and help open up the northern part of Yonge Street. 15
188  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Augustus Jones headed up Yonge Street to look over the properties. Meanwhile,
189  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Miles) at the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive, as it
190  Early Days in Richmond Hill: opened at the southeast corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. It quickly
191  Early Days in Richmond Hill: for himself on the southwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. There he
192  Early Days in Richmond Hill: of his land on the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive for a
193  Early Days in Richmond Hill: a log settlement house on the west side of Yonge Street, just north of today's Presbyterian
194  Early Days in Richmond Hill: to land he owned at the corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive. For
195  Early Days in Richmond Hill: town, Miles decided to move to his Yonge Street properties in 1800 - Lot 45 in Markham
196  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the North West Company to cart supplies up Yonge Street, had lured people away from the land. "There
197  Early Days in Richmond Hill: General Brock was well aware of the Yonge Street farmers' "clamour to return and attend to
198  Early Days in Richmond Hill: many of the American-born settlers along Yonge Street faced questions of loyalty and patriotism as
199  Early Days in Richmond Hill: tools initially distributed to friendly Yonge Street settlers by the Americans after they had
200  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street farmers accused of pro-American sympathies
201  Early Days in Richmond Hill: be made farther north. During the war, Yonge Street became a lifeline, though a precarious one,
202  Early Days in Richmond Hill: North West Company started using the Yonge Street route over which it had dithered for so many
203  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and Presbyterian preachers came up Yonge Street and held services from time to time -
204  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Miles' property on the west side of Yonge Street, where the Presbyterian Church and its
205  Early Days in Richmond Hill: hectares) of his land on the west side of Yonge Street to the church. Parts of this plot not used
206  Early Days in Richmond Hill: By the mid-1820s, the community along Yonge Street between Major Mackenzie Drive and
207  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street was on his itinerary, and in mid-July he made
208  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Certainly the Duke travelled along Yonge Street in July 1819, but whether he stopped at
209  Early Days in Richmond Hill: by forty feet), located on the west side of Yonge Street a short distance south of the present
210  Early Days in Richmond Hill: sisters-in-law who lived south along Yonge Street, "set out in [their] Gloucester boots and
211  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Richard Gapper on Lot 40 East (Yonge Street and 16th Avenue). She ended up staying
212  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 1828, she recorded her first impression of Yonge Street south of the village centre: "You have now a
213  Early Days in Richmond Hill: one to two thousand pounds on many parts of Yonge Street." 5 Along the road in the early 1830s, a
214  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Twickenham Farm on the west side of Yonge Street just north of Richmond Hill.
215  Early Days in Richmond Hill: two-hundred-acre (eighty-hectare) farm on Yonge Street next to the Smith property. Boyd was one
216  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Jameson was equally effusive. Yonge Street, she observed, leads "through a well-settled
217  Early Days in Richmond Hill: with the advance of civilization on Yonge Street." 13 Differences between these two groups
218  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Richard Gapper on the east side of Yonge Street near today's 16th Avenue, later
219  Early Days in Richmond Hill: York County farmers to march down Yonge Street and arrive in the
220  Early Days in Richmond Hill: travelled up Yonge Street in mid-November to look for proof of support
221  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the groups passed. The men coming down Yonge Street through Richmond Hill broke into smaller
222  Early Days in Richmond Hill: they felt were needed in their Yonge Street district. With many friends among York's
223  Early Days in Richmond Hill: pair represented the true wishes of the Yonge Street communities. Rather, she attributed their
224  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Gapper O'Brien, chronicler of Yonge Street life in the late 1820s and early 1830s.
225  Early Days in Richmond Hill: marching down Yonge Street to attack Toronto in December 1837.
226  Early Days in Richmond Hill: rebel forces earlier that day. While out on Yonge Street to find out what was happening, he was
227  Early Days in Richmond Hill: leaping fences, and succeeded in reaching Yonge Street to the south. He fell in with John
228  Early Days in Richmond Hill: left Montgomery's and marched down Yonge Street towards Toronto. A truce party met them, and
229  Early Days in Richmond Hill: were 1500 strong. They marched up Yonge Street to attack Mackenzie's force of some five to
230  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Frances Moodie, Lot 49 East, on Yonge Street, a rallying point for Richmond Hill
231  Early Days in Richmond Hill: plaque on the east side of Yonge Street, opposite Levendale. Photo by
232  Early Days in Richmond Hill: fence and continue their progress south on Yonge Street. At the same time Francis Boyd arrived
233  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Robert Moodie on his ride down Yonge Street in the evening of December 4, 1837. David
234  Early Days in Richmond Hill: from the east side of Yonge Street and the back concessions of Markham
235  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the west side of Yonge Street and the back concessions of Vaughan
236  Early Days in Richmond Hill: So tense was the atmosphere on Yonge Street that most of those present at the funeral
237  Early Days in Richmond Hill: two-storey log building on the west side of Yonge Street, between Centre and Richmond streets,
238  Early Days in Richmond Hill: helped by the usual deplorable state of Yonge Street. "The road was in such bad condition," writes
239  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Vaughan Township side of Yonge Street), from Aaron Munshaw to
240  Early Days in Richmond Hill: military engineer, "the vaunted Yonge Street mud road" was little more than a "Slough of
241  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the Anglicans built one on Yonge Street, south of the Presbyterians, in
242  Early Days in Richmond Hill: sections formed by local ratepayers along Yonge Street both south and north of the village centre
243  Early Days in Richmond Hill: activity along the stretch of Yonge Street, as well as new church and school buildings -
244  Early Days in Richmond Hill: its houses and shops were strung out along Yonge Street, where Lots 46 and 47 had been subdivided on
245  Early Days in Richmond Hill: fair, sponsored by the recently formed Yonge Street Agricultural Society and held on the
246  Early Days in Richmond Hill: between two hotels on opposite sides of Yonge Street, while horse races were held along the road
247  Early Days in Richmond Hill: church building on the east side of Yonge Street, about a block north of the
248  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was a gentleman farmer who lived on Yonge Street north of Richmond Hill village. A
249  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and hotels that had sprung up along Yonge Street from Toronto north to Holland Landing.
250  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was located on the east side of Yonge Street, south of the Trench Carriage
251  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and Raymond on the west side of Yonge Street, Vanderburgh on the east side, Gordon at
252  Early Days in Richmond Hill: hotels saw their business boom. But the Yonge Street coach business itself proved extremely
253  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street to the south, Barnabas
254  Early Days in Richmond Hill: grew and commerce increased along Yonge Street, larger frame structures like
255  Early Days in Richmond Hill: construction crews worked on improving Yonge Street north from Carrville
256  Early Days in Richmond Hill: day's journey by way of Yonge Street was easily accomplished by stage - an old
257  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Langstaff Toll-gate, today's Yonge Street and Highway 7 intersection. For many
258  Early Days in Richmond Hill: government once more assumed control of Yonge Street, Dundas Street, and Kingston Road. Finally, in
259  Early Days in Richmond Hill: before that, however, Yonge Street had been eclipsed by the new transportation
260  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street had long been recognized as a vital
261  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and Napanee, won the contract for the Yonge Street section of the project. For a sum of 1,188,
262  Early Days in Richmond Hill: trustees continued work on Yonge Street, financing the project on money borrowed
263  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street presented special problems, with its
264  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 1845, government funding for Yonge Street work was exhausted, and all construction and
265  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the debt in thirty years. By 1846, however, Yonge Street tolls of 954 for the year were insufficient
266  Early Days in Richmond Hill: government announced in late 1849 that Yonge Street, together with Dundas Street and Kingston
267  Early Days in Richmond Hill: resumed on Yonge Street during the early 1850s, to the delight of
268  Early Days in Richmond Hill: for home, reached the corner of King and Yonge Streetsat exactly 1 P.M. & walked to Finch's in 2
269  Early Days in Richmond Hill: bypassing the village and disrupting the Yonge Street stagecoach business. Farquharson On May 16,
270  Early Days in Richmond Hill: drew passenger and freight service off Yonge Street and put the Toronto-to- Holland Landing
271  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was finally put out of business when Yonge Street's interurban electric railway reached
272  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Richmond Hill, challenged Yonge Street's monopoly on north-south trade, dealt a severe
273  Early Days in Richmond Hill: horses or drove their carriages west from Yonge Street along Vaughan Sideroad. Two hours after
274  Early Days in Richmond Hill: old water route through Lake Erie and the Yonge Street wagon
275  Early Days in Richmond Hill: kilometres (about four miles) west of Yonge Street to avoid the steep slopes of Gallows Hill and
276  Early Days in Richmond Hill: tap the rich commerce that had poured down Yonge Street from Bradford for the past half-century.
277  Early Days in Richmond Hill: because of the continuing importance of Yonge Street as a transportation route. But equally
278  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on a wooden sidewalk that stretched from Yonge Street along Vaughan Sideroad (Major Mackenzie
279  Early Days in Richmond Hill: where Highway 7 today intersects Yonge Street, stood Langstaff, or Langstaff
280  Early Days in Richmond Hill: the site of Toll Gate No. 3 on the Yonge Street highway, Langstaff Corners by
281  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on the northeast corner of what are today Yonge Street and Highway 7 was purchased by the City
282  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Elgin Mills Road today intersects Yonge Street, was Elgin Mills. So close to
283  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Located on the sideroad west of Yonge Street behind the blacksmith shop on the
284  Early Days in Richmond Hill: farm stood on the west side of Yonge Street north of Elgin Mills. From 1836 to 1843
285  Early Days in Richmond Hill: John's Anglican Church, Jefferson. Yonge Street north of Elgin Mills supported a number
286  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Martin Macleod, west of Yonge Street and north of Jefferson
287  Early Days in Richmond Hill: prosperity to mill sites rather than Yonge Street travellers. Here, along a headwater tributary
288  Early Days in Richmond Hill: was on the west, or Vaughan, side of Yonge Street, with a significant "arm" extending into
289  Early Days in Richmond Hill: further complicated by the fact that Yonge Street divided it into two parts. Everything east of
290  Early Days in Richmond Hill: residents from the west side of Yonge Street. David Bridgeford served on Vaughan
291  Early Days in Richmond Hill: half of the township rather than on the Yonge Street strip along its far western
292  Early Days in Richmond Hill: helped pull together the two sides of Yonge Street. Hotels, stores, and churches naturally
293  Early Days in Richmond Hill: (today's 10117, 10119 and 10123 Yonge Street), Trench employed some fifteen men,
294  Early Days in Richmond Hill: candidates represented a combination of Yonge Street business interests and agricultural concerns
295  Early Days in Richmond Hill: or "plank" walkways two metres wide along Yonge Street and one metre wide on side streets. Opening
296  Early Days in Richmond Hill: and hardware store on the east side of Yonge Street. The blaze spread quickly to Crosby's dry
297  Early Days in Richmond Hill: as the Public School) on the west side of Yonge Street, and "for a time seriously threatened the
298  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Church, circa 1900, looking north up Yonge Street, with the spire of the Methodist
299  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Bond Lake Hotel. But where once the Yonge Street traveller stopped at one of the town's many
300  Early Days in Richmond Hill: over the Robin Hood Hotel, on Yonge Street towards the south end of the village, and was
301  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Farther north, on the right side of Yonge Street, the Richmond Hill Methodist Church and
302  Early Days in Richmond Hill: one-fifth of a hectare) at the corner of Yonge Street and Centre Street East for a new
303  Early Days in Richmond Hill: people have commenced promenading. Yonge Street with its fine stretch of sidewalks affords
304  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Hill seemed poised to follow other Yonge Street communities into general economic decline.
305  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Carriage Works on the east side of Yonge Street and the Newton Tanning Company of
306  Early Days in Richmond Hill: were highlighted by a grand parade along Yonge Street, led by a loud and enthusiastic brass band.
307  Early Days in Richmond Hill: agricultural implements along Yonge Street on May 24, 1884 - a time when prospects
308  Early Days in Richmond Hill: four attached houses on the east side of Yonge Street at the south end of the village. She and
309  Early Days in Richmond Hill: 1895. The house was built in 1849, facing Yonge Street; in the twentieth century it was moved to
310  Early Days in Richmond Hill: his stately home on the west side of Yonge Street just north of the village core,
311  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Saturday night to look up and down Yonge Street and notice the decided improvement the
312  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Central Guaranty Trust Office at 10132 Yonge Street), council resumed its regular routine of
313  Early Days in Richmond Hill: same year it purchased land east of Yonge Street for a new public park, later
314  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street Pioneers
315  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Tracks Block Yonge Street Construction
316  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Moodie Rides Down Yonge Street
317  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Simcoe: The Man Who Planned Yonge Street
318  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street Settlers
319  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street By
320  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on a Map: Yonge Street Lots Assigned to French Royalists in
321  Early Days in Richmond Hill: on Carrville Road, west of Yonge Street, built in
322  Early Days in Richmond Hill: Yonge Street's Namesake: Sir George

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