Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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My Canada... The Campbells of Bradford

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  • 2017-03-30

An article about the history of the Campbell family in Bradford, written by Luanne Campbell Edwards.

Bradford Times

Bringing history groups together

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  • 2007-12-01

The annual Meeting of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association will be held in the Compton Room of the Bradford Public Library on Saturday, December 8th, 1:30 p.m. The BWG Local History Association was formed 17 years ago, in the sp...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

C. Goode - Grain Merchant

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  • 1906-05-31

Article describing the business and life of Mr. C. Goode, grain merchant and owner of the Goode Elevators. Article from 1906.

Edmund Garrett

Office Window - Canadian Flag/ Schomberg Agricultural Society/ 404 Highway

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  • 1964-06-03

Article features news on newspapers and opinions (via the Canadian flag debate), news on the Schomberg Agricultural Society annual fair, and historical information from a 1904 version of Toronto's Globe & Mail. It also features the purchase of Jo...

Ina McKenzie

Looking at plaques, for the Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-11-17

Newspaper article expressing interest in renaming streets to honour Bradford's history, and including plaques at the roadsides to explain the significance.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

History Group is Established

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  • 1977-02-16

History Group is Established An historical society for the Scotch Settlement was established last week at Fred C. Cook Senior Public School. Mrs. Eleanor Reid, of Lefroy, a descendant of one of the Scotch settlers, was named the president of the...

Bradford Witness

Mural - The 1st Train, Confederation

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  • 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

Mural - Andrew and Helen Cilipka

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  • 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

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