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Canal Bank Service Centre

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Canal Bank Service Centre looking west. This was located on the corner of North Canal Road and Simcoe Rd, owned by the Hrynyk’s.

Clearing for the Peterman Dairy Farm

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Clearing the land to build the Peterman Dairy Farm. Pigs are in the foreground.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Flowers ruined

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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Midnight blaze destroys Bradford landmark

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  • 2003-04-05

Article on the fire which destroyed the old Market building on Simcoe Road, just south of the Bradford Community Centre.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Peterman Dairy Farm

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The Peterman Dairy Farm on Simcoe Street. This dairy farm ran for years by George and Sarah (Leopard) Peterman. George Walker Peterman was born on March 19th, 1870 to George and Charlotte of Tecumseth, and he decided to come to Bradford to clear ...

Eunice Randall

Peterman Dairy Farm Cows

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Photograph of the cows on the Peterman Dairy Farm.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

The Village Inn

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  • 1989-1991

Photograph of the Village Inn Hotel on the southeast corner of Holland Street and Simcoe Road. The Village Inn exterior was renovated in the 2000s, and has been in operation since the early 1900s.

The flower man

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  • 1976-08-11

"The bounciest petunias and the most colourful marigolds on Simcoe Rd. are in the Van Der Hulst family garden. They grow 150,000 boxes of bedding plants each spring in the greenhouses behind their home so they have an advantage over their neighbou...

Bradford Witness

Thompson's Hardware Ltd.

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  • 1989-1991

Photograph of the remains of the Thompson's Hardware business sign. See Related Descriptions to see the business in the early 1900s.

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