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Item 2017-03-28-26 - 26 Holland Street West - Gardner's Hardware building

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26 Holland Street West - Gardner's Hardware building


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George Jackson

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Joe Saint

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Janice Hopkins

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This building is located at 26 Holland St. West. H.F.S. Gardner, his wife Bertha, and children Tom and Ada (who was in a wheelchair) moved from Newmarket to this area in 1920. They opened a combination general and hardware store that sold clothing, boots, shoes, paints, tools, coal, oil, etc. The business used all the available space in the building, including the two floors and the basement. The family lived on Simcoe St. in a house owned by Miss Hill. (1, 2)

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HW 26

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