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1871 Bradford Fire Account

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  • 1871-05-22

An article about a highly destructive fire that swept through Holland Street, destroying multiple buildings, businesses and homes. The original article appeared in the May 22nd, 1871 edition of the Toronto Daily Telegraph and was reprinted in 1901...

Libbie Campbell

Barrie Street and Park by Parkside Court

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  • 2007

Looking west on Barrie St near the intersection of the 8th Line. The statue in the park is the Water Pump and Heron sculpture by George Holancin (more information in Related Description).

Bradford's First Post Office

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  • 1989-1992

This is Bradford's first building solely dedicated to a Post Office, built in 1936 at 22 Barrie Street. It was designed by Gordon S. Adamson, and contracted by J. Saint of Bradford. Prior to this, the post office was housed in a shared building on...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe ... A lady of means

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  • 2007-06-16

Part 1 of a three part short series on the life of Elizabeth (Gwillim) Simcoe, wife of Lieut-Governor John Graves Simcoe of Upper Canada.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Gwillim Group plan to celebrate History

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  • 2007-05-05

"As part of Bradford's Sesquicentennial celebration, a new group has been formed. The Gwillim group - many of the same people who have been involved in the town's Downtown Revitalization, Communities in Bloom and local history - is dedicated to in...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Gwillim statue left side detail

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  • 2016-06-12

Detail of the left side of statue, featuring the Georgina Church, circa 1796

Brenda Wainman Goulet

Gwillim statue right side detail

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  • 2016-06-12

Detail of the meeting between Great Sail (holding baby Francis Simcoe) and Lt.-Gov. Simcoe

Peter Wilson

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