Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Prof W.H. Day and Crew

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Professor W. H. Day, who initiated much of the work in the marsh operated the Kingwilbra Gardens beside Bridge Street. Tom Fuller Sr. was one of the workers on the marsh for the professor. Mr. Fuller recalled getting paid 17-cents an hour and then...

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Hurricane Hazel part two

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An interview specifically with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Evans recounting their experiences with Hurricane Hazel.

Marion (Peacock) Evans

Marsh bush fire

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  • 1989-1991

Photograph of firefighters tending to a bush fire on the edge of the Holland Marsh.

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Store mess

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The interior of a store after hurricane Hazel. If you have any information about this photo, please contact the Library at 905-775-3328

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Store interior

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The interior of store after hurricane Hazel. If you have more information about this photo, please contact the Library at 905-775-3328

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Governor Simcoe Camping Location

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This height of land on the right bank of Fraser Creek was the site where Governor Simcoe’s party stayed overnight September 28 and 29, 1793.

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Hurricane Hazel Volunteers

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  • 1954

Volunteers handing out meals and clothing for those relocated by the Holland Marsh flood after Hurricane Hazel hit the area. Helping serve the food are Mrs. C.J. Bowden, Mrs. Ben Steers, B.M. Evans, and G.E. Boyd.

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Hurricane Hazel Full Transcript

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Part 1 - An interview with many residents’ accounts of Hurricane Hazel. Specifying different memories on Bradford’s assistance to other towns, and the recovery effort. Part 2 - An interview specifically with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Evans recounting t...

Marion (Peacock) Evans

Marsh Bushfire

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  • 1989-1991

Photograph of firefighters tending to a bush fire on the edge of the Holland Marsh.

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