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The Holland Marsh Story Part Four

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25490-PH25493
  • Unidad documental simple

Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from last week) CHAPTER XII EXPERIENCE GAINED AT HIGH PRICE Employed from 1932 to 1935 as broker and salesman for Emerson Faris, George Losak learned much about marsh gardening, especially the mar...

Bradford Witness

The Holland Marsh Story Part Five

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25490-PH25494
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 1949

Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from August 31) Chapter XVII. Bradford Co-operative Storage Limited An ambition fostered from the time that the first big marsh harvests were put in storage in city storehouses - the determination...

Bradford Witness

Early Days of the Marsh

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25683
  • Unidad documental simple

Description : Early Days of the Marsh Today, one of the richest and most widely known Garden Tracts in Ontario is the Bradford or the Holland Marsh. In the vegetable stores across Canada and in parts of the United States you will see potatoes, ce...

Bradford Witness

Grant kick starts major canal work

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26533
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 2008-05

Bradford West Gwillimbury and King Township received $10.2 million from the Ontario government to reconstruct the Holland Marsh canal.

Sandra Bolan

Art Janse, Father of the Holland Marsh

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26534
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 2007-05-19

"Professor W.H. Day is the original father of the Holland Marsh but for the past 36 years, that role has fallen to Art Janse. On April 30th, Janse retired from his role and it is now up to the new Holland Marsh Governance body to make the new Mars...

Resigning from fight for the Holland Marsh

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26537
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 2006-09-02

Art Janse has been involved in the Holland Marsh all of his life, as a resident, a farmer, a Town employee for 45 years, and drainage superintendent for Bradford West Gwillimbury and King Township. Janse is retiring due to the response from many o...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Drainage Committee asks province for special funding for Holland Marsh

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26543
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 2006-2008

A proposed drainage scheme to relocate the drainage canals in the Holland Marsh will cost an estimated $8.7 million. This sum is too great for the Marsh farmers alone so they are attempting to extend the assessment area to 65,000 acres of upland p...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Discharge Pumps

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH73
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 1954

Photo was taken near the Bradford Pump House at the junction of the canal and the Holland River near Hwy. 11. The pumps were flown in from Western Canada by the Armed Forces, arranged by Mr. Stoddart. A tractor was used to run the pump. Water was ...

Rob Watson

Hurricane Hazel Volunteers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH9673
  • Unidad documental simple
  • 1954

Volunteers handing out meals and clothing for those relocated by the Holland Marsh flood after Hurricane Hazel hit the area. Helping serve the food are Mrs. C.J. Bowden, Mrs. Ben Steers, B.M. Evans, and G.E. Boyd.

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