- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26893
"Agriculture Minister William Newman was on hand last Wednesday with cattle owner John Devins for a special service. The men were celebrating the first time an imported breed of cattle has been sent back to its country of origin. John Devins' Char...
$3 M Blaze
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Fire-2016-12-08-07
"Firefighters battle stubborn 7-hour blaze which ripped through industrial complex last Friday afternoon
On April 28, 1988 at approximately 2:20 p.m., a major fire broke out in an industrial complex on Bridge Street (Hwy. 11) in the Town of Bradf...
$75,000 for New Library
- CA BWGPL LHC-Libr-LibraryLife-1980s-OS8783
The fundraising for a new building for the Bradford Public Library reaching the $75,000 mark.
Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library
'Steam Train' presented
- CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2016-12-08-08
Article on the South Simcoe Railway Heritage presentation by Tom Henry; the presentation promoted the importance of recognizing the steam train's achievements for Canada.
1 Holland Street West
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-28-01
The building located at 1 Holland St. West was originally built as a hotel (Central Hotel, Uneeda Hotel, H. Hulse Hotel). Tom and Len Saint worked on the construction of the building. George Webb ran the hotel for a while before he moved to Saskat...
1 and 3 Holland Street East
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-24-01
The building located at 1 Holland St. East (on the northeast corner of Holland and Barrie Streets) is part of what is known as the Green Block. The structure was originally owned by Mr. Green, who lived with his family on the west side of Church S...
10 Holland Street East - The Holland Theatre
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-24-04
The building located at 10 Holland St. East in this 1995 photo is not the original structure on this property. That building was destroyed in the big fire of 1871 and the space stood empty for many years. A man from Aurora hired Art and Leonard Sa...
10 Joseph Street (72 Barrie Street) - Dr. Blackwell's House
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-03-10-01-2017-03-10-02
Dr. Gilbert Blackwell’s House is located on the southwest corner of Barrie and Joseph Streets at 72 Barrie Street. His office faced Joseph Street. The structure was built in 1935 by builder Art Saint in the Arts and Crafts style.
The simple form h...
10 and 12 Holland Street West - Compton's IGA
- CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-03
The mid-block building located at 10 and 12 Holland St. West was built in the Ontario Vernacular style around 1872-1899. The two-storey, commercial, detached ‘row’ building had a narrow rectangular plan with an asymmetrical organization. ‘Main str...
101 John Street East
- CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-04-05-04
The mid-block building located on the north side at 101 John St. East was built pre-1900 in the Gothic Revival Cottage style. Originally, there was a woodshed across the back. It was the home of Mrs. Leduc or Mrs. Paul Courier, a French descendant...