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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

Bradford Witness

Agriculture

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  • - 2018

Contains items relating to Agricultural history in Bradford West Gwillimbury. Headings include: *1861 Ag. Report on Census *Agricultural Articles and Advertisements *Ontario Farmer Articles *Market & Price Information *Farm Innovation *Dairy Farm ...

WEGWHIST Collection

Art Janse, Father of the Holland Marsh

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  • 2007-05-19

"Professor W.H. Day is the original father of the Holland Marsh but for the past 36 years, that role has fallen to Art Janse. On April 30th, Janse retired from his role and it is now up to the new Holland Marsh Governance body to make the new Mars...

Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation

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  • 1954-10-20

Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.

Bradford Witness

Bradford-Holland Marsh Plan 100 Year Spectacle

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  • 1957-07-10

Article about the preparation for Bradford's centennial celebrations in 1957, including a bit of history on Bradford and the Holland Marsh.

Toronto Daily Star

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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