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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn

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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...

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Canal crash

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  • 1976-01-07

"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...

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Collings, Benjamin Briton obituary

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  • 1957-07-31

Event Date : Saturday, July 27, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : The end came suddenly for Bradford's veteran, and well-known townsman, Benjamin Briton (B. B.) Collings, last Saturday morning. During the past year Mr. Collings had shown some...

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Danger of Epidemic Must Not Be Forgotten

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  • 1954-10-20

"Conditions are never so bad but what they can be worse. The utmost care must be exercised to prevent danger from disease at this flood time. The Health Department has issued a warning about water. All water must be boiled for at least ten minutes...

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Editorial: A Statement of Policy

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  • 1954-10-20

Editorial based on "The heroism, the generosity, the untiring labor, the unselfishness, and the sympathy in this time of disaster have been overwhelming..." from the Hurricane Hazel edition of the Bradford Witness.

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Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400

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  • 1954-10-20

"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...

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Flood Notes

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  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

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George Horlings House

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  • 1954-10-20

"George Horlings' Home, built above level of Lake Simcoe, is dry"

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Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee Formed

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  • 1954-10-20

This article lists the members of the Emergency Relief Committee for the Holland Marsh Flood due to Hurricane Hazel.

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