Scale - 8 Chains to 1 inch
12 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches (31.9 x 42 cm)
original antique map (some stains & spotting to margins).
from The Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of York, Toronto 1878.
Landmarks include: Dominion Hotel, Robin Hood Hotel, Methodist church, Dominion Telegraph, Masonic Hall & Mechanics Institute, Roman Catholic Church, Mill Pond, Temperance Hall, Palmer House, Montreal Telegraph Co., a high school, an English Church, Presbyterian Church & cemetery, Richmond Hill Railway station and local streets.
Landowners include: John Palmer Jr., A. Law [Abraham Law], Robinson Estate, W. Cooke [William Cook], Parker Crosby, J, Watson, Nobel Estate & Jos. Oliver
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John Palmer Jr. was Richmond Hill's most successful hotel owner during the late 19th century and early 20th Century. He operated Palmer House Hotel & Tavern and a coach company.
Abraham Law another landowner on this map was one of 15 member of the first Methodist Church in Richmond Hill. In 1873 he was elected the first Reeve of the newly incorporated Village of Richmond Hill. Law crescent in Richmond Hill is named after him.
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