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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

CN Express Clerk

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  • 1939

"If CN has its way, the last real contact Bradford has with the railway will be gone soon when the train station is either sold or torn down. The railway was an integral part of the community when this photo was taken in 1939. Submitted by Wilbert...

Wilbert Mulliss

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

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!" ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

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