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$10,000 anonymous donation made to library fund

A newspaper article about a donation towards a new Bradford Public Library at 100 Holland Court.

"An anonymous donation of $10,000 has been received by the library fundraising committee..."

Bradford Weekly

$3 M Blaze

"Firefighters battle stubborn 7-hour blaze which ripped through industrial complex last Friday afternoon

On April 28, 1988 at approximately 2:20 p.m., a major fire broke out in an industrial complex on Bridge Street (Hwy. 11) in the Town of Bradford, which necessitated the closing of Hwy. 11 both northbound and southbound for a period of six hours." ...

Bradford Gazette

$75,000 for New Library

The fundraising for a new building for the Bradford Public Library reaching the $75,000 mark.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

125th Anniversary Coin Mock-Up

A mock-up of both sides of a coin to be created to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Bradford.

The coins were made of both silver and copper and were able to be used at Bradford businesses in the Downtown.

Town of Bradford

125th Anniversary Coin Options

A drawing of two options for one side of a coin to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Bradford.

Option one ended up being chosen and the coins were made of both silver and copper. They were able to be used at Bradford businesses in the Downtown.

Town of Bradford

125th Celebration Poster

A poster for the celebrations occuring to mark the 125th anniversary of the town of Bradford.

Town of Bradford

1862 Fire Inquest

This article relates to the fire of Bradford on June 24th, 1862, which originated in an unknown stable in the main city sector. There is no lasting record of a newspaper published during the week of the fire.

"Fire Inquest

On Friday morning last [June 27th], Corner Allen, with a Jury, held an inquiry into the causes of the late fire. About a dozen witnesses were examined, after which the jury returned the following verdict:
'We, the Jury empannelled to inquire into the causes or origin of the fire that occurred in this village on the night of the 24th [June] inst., having heard the testimony brought before us, are of the opinion that such fire originated through accident, whose cause is unknown to this Jury.
-A.S. Warburton, Foreman'
No evidence was adduced to show that there was either a candle or lamp in the stable on the evening in question."

South Simcoe Times

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