Category: Heritage


Historical Factoids No. 16 – 20

To honour Richmond’s 200th anniversary, local historian Marion Scott is posting factoids about our rich history on her blog, Richmond Heritage. Over the next year you should expect to see 200 pieces of information that...


Historic Factoid #3 -5

Did you ever wonder how the land in Richmond got parceled out or how the Jock got its name? Factoid #3. Col. George T. Burke, the Superintendent of the Richmond Settlement, acted as land agent. He...