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1886 Fire

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  • 1886

Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.

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Bradford 40 Years Ago

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  • 1903

An 1903 reprint/summary of parts of the March 26th, 1863 edition of the South Simcoe Times. Printed by the Bradford Witness as part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series. It has significant information and parts from the mentioned edition.

Libbie Campbell

Food? Yes indeed with Davis, displays and dancing to boot

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  • 1975-07-16

"It's Bradford Salad Festival Time! Already, the rides for the kids have been set up on the parking lot in front of the community centre, and youngsters are lining up to get on them. The rides aren't going to be the only thing for the children, ho...

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How it used to look

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  • 1975

"This is the location of the new Bank of Commerce the way it looked in 1915. At this time the bank was named Standard Bank and was located a bit further west. Around 1920, the bank branch moved to the corner of Barrie and Holland Streets. The buil...

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Scotiabank Opening

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  • 1976-08-25

"With the opening of the Scotiabank building on Holland St. West imminent, members of the new bank's staff are getting ready for the big day. Sheryl Lynn, Ingrid Szyiko, Carol Bell, Ruth Wiltshire and Manager Peter Monkhouse will all be on hand at...

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Up And Away

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  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

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Up And Away

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  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

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Up And Away

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  • 1974-08-21

"It was up, up and away at Bak's Market on Wednesday, August 21 when the windmill on top of the market was completed. The job of lifting the blades up to the steel stand took only minutes after workmen finished putting the finishing touches on the...

Bradford Witness