Richmond Hill Heritage Services Historic Walking Tour

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Event Description

Join Richmond Hill Heritage Services for a free Culture Days Historic Walking Tour!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

11:00 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.

Richmond Hill Heritage Centre – 19 Church Street North

Yonge Street, Richmond Hill’s “Main Street” was established by order of Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in the 1790s. Envisioned as a military road from the Town of York (Toronto) to Holland Landing. Yonge Street served a more significant role in history, bringing settlers and commerce northward from York, to found new communities.

Rain or shine. Please dress for accordingly.