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WEGWHIST Team

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-OS8325
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Group which wrote the book "Governor Simcoe Slept Here: The Legacy of West Gwillimbury." This project was given the acronym "WEGWHIST." Back Row, from left: Donna Saunders, Franz Aschwanden, Bill Marks, John Fennell, Bob Sturgeon, Del Crake, Auke ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

WEGWHIST heads to Press

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26699
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  • 2005-11-12

Description : The WEGWHIST Project volunteers were busy during the week of October 17th, collating the pages of the History of West Gwillimbury that has been 4 years in the making. They were joined by professionals, Orland French and Sharon Voth o...

Wanted: WEGWHIST researchers

  • CA BWGPL WEG-SBo-PH26684
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  • 2002-09-07

Description : The West Gwillimbury History project (WEGWHIST for short) is gathering information and interest, pursuing the many aspects of Who, What, Where, When and How of the historic Township. The story begins about the time that the Township ...

George Jackson

Well-Known Landmarks At Bond Head

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26944
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  • 1976

"Best known landmark in Bond Head is the Anglican church at the top of the hill where the driving sheds used to shelter the horses and buggies of church members until a few decades ago still may be seen. In the lower photograph, a simple cairn mar...

Bradford Witness

West Gwillimbury Township Ticket of Location

  • CA BWGPL OS8508
  • 1819

Ticket of Location given by West Gwillimbury Township to John Willson, formerly of County Down, Ireland, now of the Township of King, for the south half of Lot 1, Concession 11, containing 100 acres.

West, John MP3

  • CA BWGPL OH-West
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  • 1996-10-29

An interview with Mr. and Mrs. John West, discussing harvesting onions, potatoes and carrots, with mentions on the harvesting machines that were used in farming such vegetables.

George Jackson

West, John Transcript

  • CA BWGPL OH-West-West
  • Part
  • 1996-10-29

Transcript of George Jackson's interview with John West.

George Jackson

Winter damage

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26954
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  • 1975-04-09

"Miraculously, the driver of this truck survived. The flat bed tractor trailer had been carrying a load of steel south on Highway 400 when just south of the Highway 88 intersection it spun around and overturned in the west ditch facing northward. ...

Bradford Witness

Winter returns, halts all activity

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26955
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  • 1975

"When Southern Ontario residents put away all their snowmobiling equipment and winter clothes, they thought the long, cold winter had ended, but Old Man Winter decided he still had some say in the matter. Over a foot of snow covered southern Simc...

Bradford Witness

a colorful pageant

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26747
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  • 1977-11-09

"The Harvest Queen contestants posed in their ethnic costumes Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre. From left: Christine Jolivel, Debbie Langley, Fil Moniz, Stella Balon, Harvest Queen Karen Brinkos, Penny Ackerman, Michele Wierenga, Debbie Rif...

George Jackson

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