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Black Magic Film

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  • 1974

Event Date: 1974 Event Type: Educational Film Description: This film profiles the vegetable growing industry and people of the Bradford Marsh, and talks about how farming practices have changed from past to present.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Information Branch

Bohoniuk, Mushacio (Michael) obituary

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  • 1936-06-17

Event Date : Saturday, June 13, 1936 Event Type : Death Description : Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukranian, of Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation canal, at the point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. J. W. Wilson's farm. He had a...

Bradford Witness

Book of Levels

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  • 1924

This notebook contains the levels taken and noted by Dave Sutherland for the Holland Marsh Reclamation Scheme. The second page states, "Holland Marsh reclamation scheme commencing at west side of Holland River going S.W. across marsh Feb 15/24."

Dave Sutherland

Book of Levels - Inside View

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  • 1924

This notebook contains the levels taken and noted by Dave Sutherland for the Holland Marsh Reclamation Scheme. The second page (as seen in this image) states, "Holland Marsh reclamation scheme commencing at west side of Holland River going S.W. ac...

Dave Sutherland

Bradford-Holland Marsh Plan 100 Year Spectacle

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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

Breaking Up Land

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  • 1950

Breaking up land (3000 acres) on the Colbar Marsh north Bradford in the New Marsh around 1950 with a one-furrow plow. Lou Neilly (a World War II fighter pilot from Gilford) is driving the tractor and Jack Armstrong is on the plow.

Bridge Street looking south

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  • 1989-1992

View of Bridge Street, looking south over the Holland Marsh and Canal Road.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Buried for 28 years, watch keeps ticking

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  • 1977-11-16

"Twenty-eight years ago, Peter Bierling was helping farmer John Rupke build a new storage barn in the Holland Marsh. Before starting work, Peter carefully wrapped plastic around an old pocket watch his grandfather gave him and placed it in a shoe ...

Bradford Witness

Buys, Peter & Engelage, Jane

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  • 1953-08-12

Event Date : Thursday, August 06, 1953 Event Type : Marriage Description : Jane Engelage to Peter Buys. The wedding took place at the Christian Reformed Church.

Bradford Witness

Canal Bank

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Marsh Canal

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