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Bradford Railway Station Sign Plaque

  • CA BWGPL LHC-LIBR-LibraryLife-2000s/10s-2016-02-27-01
  • Item
  • 2017

Plaque was hung in the Library Café at 425 Holland Street West in February, 2017. It accompanies the old Bradford Railway Sign hanging in the Café. Plaque reads: The railway station in Bradford has a long history serving the leisure travel, commu...

Peter Wilson

Mural - Andrew and Helen Cilipka

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-07
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This stamp depicts the life of Andrew and Helen Cilipka on the Holland Marsh. Andrew and Helen were farmers on the land from 1938-1985.

Peter Wilson

Mural - Canadian Symbols

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-02
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the south side of 13 John St.. This section depicts Canadian symbols (a moose, beaver and a Canadian Flag) on a stamp. Artist is Angel Lariviere, created in 1996.

Angel Lariviere

Mural - Emerald Weed Control Inc.

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-03
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts Emerald Weed Control Inc., a local business and mural sponsor

Peter Wilson

Mural - Prosperous Farmlands

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-05
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts the Prosperous Farmlands of the Holland Marsh and West Gwillimbury. The names around the mural are Gwillimdale Farms Ltd., Westkal Farms Ltd., Langford Farms (From David, Michelle...

Peter Wilson

Mural - Royal Bank

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-04
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts the Royal Bank, a mural sponsor, in a stamp.

Peter Wilson

Mural - The 1st Train, Confederation

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-06
  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts the arrival of the first train to Bradford on June 15th, 1853. The bottom postcard or the 'back' of the top one states: "Bradford was ten years old at the time of Confederation, ha...

Peter Wilson

Postcards of Bradford mural / Hurricane Hazel postcard

  • CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-PublArt-2016-09-27-01
  • Item
  • 2016-06-12

Mural on the south side of 13 John St., contains 11 'postcards and stamps' depicting events and the local history of Bradford, created in 1996 by Angel Lariviere. This photograph is the titular postcard alongside one depicting the Holland Marsh an...

Peter Wilson