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Ella Adair on her Family Farm

  • CA BWGPL LHC-FamFil-Adair-PH22438
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Margaret Luella AKA Ella Adair feeding time - range feed. Known as Brooder House at first then later called chicken coop. This was Ella's source of income.

Elva Adair Murphy


  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-12-11-05
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  • Undated

A metal and wooden sickle. Similar to a scythe, a sickle is a hand held tool for agricultural use, specifically used to cut things like grass or hay.

Bill Marks

Ontario Turnip pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-16
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  • 2016

Metal pin featuring Bradford's vegetable industry.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Bradford Turnip and Carrot pin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Pin-2016-07-25-13
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  • 2016

Metal pin featuring carrot and turnip, two products of the Holland Marsh.

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Library's Poetry Winner

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Event-Carr-2018-11-08-04
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  • 2001-09-08

Article containing the winning poem in the children's category for the library's poem contest. The contest was related to Carrotfest and the poem was written by Jaclyn Hodsdon.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

South Simcoe Plowing Match Team

  • CA BWGPL MK-1992-2018-06-29-16
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  • September 1992

Photograph from the South Simcoe Plowing Match in September 1992.

Miriam King

Marsh Clippers

  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-07-31-02
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  • Pre-1950

One pair of marsh clippers. These clippers were used for cutting lettuce on the Holland Marsh during the 1930s. Part of a donation by Tom Fuller Jr. that consists of items used in agriculture on the Holland Marsh.

Tom Fuller, Jr.

Wheat Grinder

  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2019-01-14-02
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  • Pre-1950s

A hand powered wheat seed grinder. The grinder can be used by holding the handle and rolling it back and forth over seeds until ground. Wheat was one of the agricultural products grown in the Holland Marsh area. Part of a donation by Tom Fuller Jr...

Tom Fuller, Jr.

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