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Andy, 71, remembers 45 harvest years on Holland Marsh

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  • 1977

"Andy Simurda, 71, rises each summer morning at dawn to help his son, John, cultivate vegetables on the family's holding in the Holland Marsh. In 1932, Mr. Simurda came to the marsh with three friends from his native country, Czechoslovakia. J. Ka...

Shirley Zima

Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn

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  • 1956

Attendance is Representative at Unveiling of Cairn The unveiling of the Professor W.H. Day memorial cairn, with bronze plaque, which was erected by the combined efforts of the Tourist and Industrial Committee of Simcoe County Council and the muni...

Bradford Witness

Canal Bank

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Marsh Canal

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Canal Bank looking east

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  • 2000s

A view of the Marsh Canal looking north from the 5th line bridge.

Canal crash

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  • 1976-01-07

"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...

George Jackson

Cilipka, Andrew obituary

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  • 1997-02-04

Event Date : Tuesday, February 04, 1997 Event Type : Death Description : At Bradford Place. Of the Holland Marsh. Husband of the late Helen (Bugra). Father of Helen and her husband Peter Popijal of Agincourt, and Dorothy Cilipka of Bradford. Brot...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Collings, Benjamin Briton obituary

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  • 1957-07-31

Event Date : Saturday, July 27, 1957 Event Type : Death Description : The end came suddenly for Bradford's veteran, and well-known townsman, Benjamin Briton (B. B.) Collings, last Saturday morning. During the past year Mr. Collings had shown some...

Bradford Witness

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