Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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The first Reeve

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  • 1979-05-16

Article of brief history on the first Reeve of Bradford. Scanned from a donation of the Bradford Today supplement to the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Today

The Office Window Column

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  • 1964

This collection of newspaper articles is based on the Office Window column from the Bradford Witness & South Simcoe Times. This column covers a variety of topics, from daily events to local history tidbits. They also give insight into the content...

Ina McKenzie

Office Window - Canadian Flag/ Schomberg Agricultural Society/ 404 Highway

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  • 1964-06-03

Article features news on newspapers and opinions (via the Canadian flag debate), news on the Schomberg Agricultural Society annual fair, and historical information from a 1904 version of Toronto's Globe & Mail. It also features the purchase of Jo...

Ina McKenzie

Looking at plaques, for the Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-11-17

Newspaper article expressing interest in renaming streets to honour Bradford's history, and including plaques at the roadsides to explain the significance.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

History Group is Established

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  • 1977-02-16

History Group is Established An historical society for the Scotch Settlement was established last week at Fred C. Cook Senior Public School. Mrs. Eleanor Reid, of Lefroy, a descendant of one of the Scotch settlers, was named the president of the...

Bradford Witness

The pioneers were eager for education

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  • 1979-05-16

Article about early settlement in Bradford and West Gwillimbury. It also touches on the early education systems in this area. Scanned from a donation of the Bradford Today supplement to the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Today

Mural - The 1st Train, Confederation

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  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts the arrival of the first train to Bradford on June 15th, 1853. The bottom postcard or the 'back' of the top one states: "Bradford was ten years old at the time of Confederation, ha...

Peter Wilson

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