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A Heritage Moment... Armson-Wood Home

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  • 2008-02-09

Description : William Armson came to West Gwillimbury in 1820, from Nottingham, England. He served in the Britisharmy and had been decorated for outstanding service during the Peninsular Campaign of the Napoleonic Wars. In recognition of his milit...

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Book Launch

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  • 2005-12

Description : Don't forget to order your copy of Governor Simcoe Slept Here, the History of West Gwillimbury Township. The 2-volume history, 900 pages filled with information on 470 families and crammed with photographs, can be ordered for only $5...

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Bradford's Sesquicentennial involves the Township, too...

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  • 2007-06-09

"Bradford celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2007. While some suggest that the celebration doesn't concern the Township area, the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association has a different take on the matter. The Association points out t...

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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...

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Hazel remembered & Aftermath of the Flood

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  • 1994-10-04

Two articles relating to the memories of those who lived through the Holland marsh flooding due to Hurricane Hazel. The first is a continuation of Edo Knibbe's recollection, and the second is by Addy Ellens.

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Help market WEGWHIST!

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  • 2005-08-13

WEGWHIST (the West Gwillimbury History Project) book, Governor Simcoe Slept Here: The Legacy of West Gwillimbury, is now at the printer. The project needs a volunteer who can help develop a marketing plan and sales program for this unique chronicl...

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Hurricane Hazel 50th Anniversary

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  • 2004-10-2

"With the Hurricanes battering Florida and the Caribbean this season - Charley, Frances, Ivan and now Jean - residents may be thinking about Ontario's own brush with a hurricane, back in 1954. Fifty years ago, Hurricane Hazel swept into Southern O...

Dorothy Cilipka

Living heritage - Bradford's oldest streets

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  • 1992-07-08

"To celebrate Canada's 125th birthday, why not take a walking tour of some of the oldest streets in Bradford, four of which date back 162 years!" ...

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