Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-Day-PH25300
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  • 1956

Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn The unveiling of the Professor W.H. Day memorial cairn, with bronze plaque, which was erected by the combined efforts of the Tourist and Industrial Committee of Simcoe County Council and the muni...

Bradford Witness

Prof. W.H. Day cairn - detail

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-Day-2016-07-11-26
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  • 2016

"In Memory of William Henry Day, Professor of Physics at O.A.C. Guelph, whose foresight and energy were principal factors in the development of the Holland Marsh Gardens. He came to Bradford in 1924 and harvested his first crop in 1928. He died su...

Amanda Gallagher

Prof W.H. Day and Crew

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Professor W. H. Day, who initiated much of the work in the marsh operated the Kingwilbra Gardens beside Bridge Street. Tom Fuller Sr. was one of the workers on the marsh for the professor. Mr. Fuller recalled getting paid 17-cents an hour and then...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Keuffel and Esser Level

  • CA BWGPL AR-2018-08-13-05
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  • c. 1925

A Keuffel & Esser level that was used for activities such as surveying. It was originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme's beginnings. The survey of the marsh determined the elevation of t...

Professor William H. Day

Bradford-Holland Marsh Plan 100 Year Spectacle

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Cen-2017-03-16-01
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  • 1957-07-10

Article about the preparation for Bradford's centennial celebrations in 1957, including a bit of history on Bradford and the Holland Marsh.

Toronto Daily Star

Surveyor-General gave name to Holland Marsh

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  • 1999-03-25

"The ties between "The Marsh" and the Netherlands seem to have been destined by fate's fickle finger. They stretch back to the earliest days of British settlement when in 1791 General Frederick Haldimand, Canada's Governor-in-Chief, assigned his S...

Terry Carter

Storage Box for Professor Day's Level

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  • c. 1925

Ae box for an instrument, a Keuffel & Esser level. Part of a collection of Professor William H. Day's work equipment, donated by Joe Saint. Both the case and level were originally owned by Professor William H. Day, who was integral to the Hollan...

Professor William H. Day