The City of Richmond Hill has proclaimed Saturday, the 21st of September to be a day to “Commemorate the Bi-Centennial Visit of the Duke of Richmond to Richmond Hill”.
To celebrate the namesake of the city and the lodge, Richmond Lodge is inviting their friends and neighbours in Richmond Hill to their Open House at 112 Crosby Avenue. they are opening their doors and holding tours of their Hall to share their history which spans almost 200 years.
Sample food commonly eaten 200 years ago. There will be prizes as well as other events.
To mark the celebration, Mayor Dave Barrow will be present to unveil a commemorative plaque.
This is an opportunity to remember the bi-centennial visit of Charles Lennox to Richmond Hill. Charles Lennox was both the Duke of Richmond and the Governor General of British North America. The Governor General visited our city in 1819. He died one month later. His memorable visit and His selfless service to our country made an indelible mark on our hearts.
Come out and be a part of the celebration.
Everyone is welcome!