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Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1979-10-10

"Feeding refugees: Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."

Bradford Witness

Crates by Highway 400

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Crates along Hwy 400 after the marsh flooded during Hurricane Hazel

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Danger of Epidemic Must Not Be Forgotten

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  • 1954-10-20

"Conditions are never so bad but what they can be worse. The utmost care must be exercised to prevent danger from disease at this flood time. The Health Department has issued a warning about water. All water must be boiled for at least ten minutes...

Bradford Witness

Day, William Henry obituary

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  • 1938-07-06

Event Date : Tuesday, July 05, 1938 Event Type : Death Description : Passed away suddenly, in his 68th year, while working his land in the Holland Marsh. Husband to Ethel A. Williams. Was instrumental in establishing the Holland Marsh after movin...

Bradford Witness

Debris along Hwy 400

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  • 1979

Debris from the marshland piling up along Highway 400. Photograph from Betty Kennedy's 'Hurricane Hazel,' found in the Local History Collection.

Toronto Telegram

Devald, Louis death

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  • 1994-12-30

December 30, 1994 Death DEVALD, Louis - Peacefully at his home at R.R. #1, Kettleby on Friday, December 30, 1994, Louis Devald in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Maria Eek. Dear father of Jack and his wife Marie, Theresa and her husband Alex M...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Disasters

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Discharge Pumps

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  • 1954

Photo was taken near the Bradford Pump House at the junction of the canal and the Holland River near Hwy. 11. The pumps were flown in from Western Canada by the Armed Forces, arranged by Mr. Stoddart. A tractor was used to run the pump. Water was ...

Rob Watson

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