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Governor Simcoe Camping Location

  • CA BWGPL WEG-EaSet-OS9953
  • Item

This height of land on the right bank of Fraser Creek was the site where Governor Simcoe’s party stayed overnight September 28 and 29, 1793.

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Grant kick starts major canal work

  • CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26533
  • Item
  • 2008-05

Bradford West Gwillimbury and King Township received $10.2 million from the Ontario government to reconstruct the Holland Marsh canal.

Sandra Bolan

Gres - daughter

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-10130
  • Item
  • 1945-05-16

Event Date : Wednesday, May 09, 1945 Event Type : Birth Municipality : Community : Other - Bradford Street : Lot : Concession : 0 Description : A daughter to Mr and Mrs Paul Gres of Bradford at Toronto General Hospital.

Bradford Witness

Gres, Elizabeth (nee Bily) obituary

  • CA BWGPL VS-2000-26556
  • Item
  • 2000-01-07

Event Date : Friday, January 07, 2000 Event Type : Death Municipality : Aurora Description : Peacefully at Willows Estate Nursing Home, Aurora on Friday, January 7, 2000. Elizabeth Gres (Bily) of Bradford in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the lat...

Gres, Paul in memoriam

  • CA BWGPL VS-1900-24625
  • Item
  • 1976-02-25

Event Date : Thursday, February 20, 1975 Event Type : In Memoriam Description : In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, who passed away February 20, 1975 - Lovingly remembered by wife Elizabeth, Edward, Margaret, Darlene, Cath...

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

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Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05
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  • 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 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.

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