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Buried for 28 years, watch keeps ticking

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26752
  • Item
  • 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

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-16144
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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

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-OS9974
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Marsh Canal

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Canal Bank looking east

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-OS9570
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  • 2000s

A view of the Marsh Canal looking north from the 5th line bridge.

Canal crash

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
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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...

George Jackson

Catania, Sam Audio

  • CA BWGPL OH-Catania-Catania Audio
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  • 1994-09-27

Audio of an interview with Sam Catania on September 27, 1994. Recorded and prompted by George Jackson. Sam discusses working with Professor W.H. Day and dredging the Holland Marsh. See the Related Descriptions below for summary.

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Catania, Sam Summary

  • CA BWGPL OH-Catania-Catania Summary
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  • 1994-09-27

Summary of an interview with Sam Catania on September 27, 1994. Recorded and prompted by George Jackson. Sam discusses working with Professor W.H. Day and dredging the Holland Marsh. See the Related Descriptions below for audio.

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Church, Gord Audio Interview One

  • CA BWGPL OH-Church-Church Audio
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  • 1995-01-28

Audio of Gord Church's first interview on January 28, 1995. He and George Jackson discuss the harvesting and use of Marsh Hay. See the Related Descriptions below for summary. Due to length, the audio is split into two parts (see related descripti...

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