Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness
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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.
Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh
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"Immediate credit, to the extent of $100,000 by the Provincial Government, was promised by Premier Leslie Frost within a matter of minutes after his arrival by car to attend a meeting with the Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee, held in the ...
Near Tragedy at West Gwillimbury Bridge
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"The washed out bridge on Concession 14, West Gwillimbury, might have claimed the lives of two brothers, Eddie and Paul Renald. Going to the store at Fennells for groceries their car plunged into the swollen stream at the washout and was carried a...
Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400
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"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...
Springdale from above
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Springdale's main road viewed from above to see the extent of the flooding.
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Wist , John Sr. obituary
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Event Date : Tuesday, August 28, 1979
Event Type : Death
Description : One of the Holland Marsh pioneers, John Wist Sr. died last Tuesday (August 28) at York County Hospital in Newmarket. He was 83. Born in Yugoslavia, Mr. Wist emigrated to Cana...
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"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...
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A wooden clog found in the debris field caused by the flood of Hurricane Hazel and the dykes overflowing.