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Item PH26610 - The Gift of History...

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CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26610

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The Gift of History...

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  • 2007-12 (Creation)

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Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

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Description : Amsterdam, Botchtown, Middleton, The Hollows... are names included in the history of Bradford and West Gwillimbury, "Governor Simcoe Slept Here." The book also contains the story of how Bradford grew from a single hostelry in 1820 - Milloy's Tavern - to a town of 1,000 inhabitants by 1858, and how it came to be the market town, when the overland supply route to Kempenfeldt met the route followed by new settlers in West Gwillimbury, on their way to Holland Landing. Governor Simcoe Slept Here is available at the Holiday price of $55 for the 2-volume set, at the Bradford Public Library, Simcoe County Museum, Condy Books et cetera in Bradford.

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Bradford West Gwillimbury Times
December 1, 2007
p6 c4
Microfilm Box 5

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