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Houses in Flood

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH76
  • Item
  • 1954

Municipality : West Gwillimbury Community : Holland Marsh Lot : 8 Concession : 2 Description : This photo was taken soon after the the flood caused by Hurricane Hazel (Oct. 15, 1954) of Charlie Davis' house, with Hwy. 400 in the foreground, facin...

Hurricane Aftermath

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Dis-Hazel-PH77
  • Item
  • 1954

Municipality : West Gwillimbury Community : Holland Marsh Lot : 8 Concession : 3 Description : This photo is taken from west of Hwy. 400 after Hurricane Hazel (Oct. 15, 1954). Debris is shown piled up along Hwy. 400, which is on the far side of t...

Rob Watson

Hurricane Hazel

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel
  • File
  • 1954-10-15

Contains items from the BWGPL collection relating to Hurricane Hazel and the subsequent flooding of the Holland Marsh October 15, 1954

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Hurricane Hazel

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH9081
  • Item
  • 1954

The landing place for boats on the dyke near Peter Verkaik's house (in the background) during Hurricane Hazel. A boat delivers some marsh folks to dry land. In this picture, the person on the far right is Leon Radder, the person with the captain'...

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Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05
  • Item
  • 1954-10-20

Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.

Bradford Witness

Hurricane Hazel Full Transcript

  • CA BWGPL OH-2016-06-14-04-C
  • Part

Part 1 - An interview with many residents’ accounts of Hurricane Hazel. Specifying different memories on Bradford’s assistance to other towns, and the recovery effort. Part 2 - An interview specifically with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Evans recounting t...

Marion (Peacock) Evans

Hurricane Hazel Rescuers

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH11247
  • Item
  • 1994

Rescuers search for trapped families in the Marsh, in aftermath of Hurricane Hazel. From "And The Swamp Flourished", by Albert VanderMey, published 1994, available in Bradford at d'Olde Stee.

Toronto Telegram

Hurricane Hazel Volunteers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH9673
  • Item
  • 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.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Hurricane Hazel part two

  • CA BWGPL OH-HurHazel-A
  • Part

An interview specifically with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Evans recounting their experiences with Hurricane Hazel.

Marion (Peacock) Evans

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