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A bradford Sesquicentennial renaissence

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  • 2007-06-09

"The town of Bradford is undergoing a bit of a mini-Renaissance. It's not just the Home Depot now under construction and due to open this summer, the planned Loblaw and new LCBO outlet that will be built on Holland St. west of Melbourne Drive. It'...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

An invitation to sponsors and donors, from Gwillim Group

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  • 2007-07-21

"Dear editor, We, the Gwillim group, a sub-committee of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association, are delighted to inform the community about our project to commemorate the Town's 150th Anniversary. We have commissioned a bronze scu...

Barbara Verney

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 Fundraiser

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  • 2007-05-26

"One of the groups celebrating Bradford's 150th Anniversary is the Gwillim Group - a group of history buffs, under the aegis of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association, that is turning the spotlight on Upper Canada's First Lady. El...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Looking at plaques, for the Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-11-17

Newspaper article expressing interest in renaming streets to honour Bradford's history, and including plaques at the roadsides to explain the significance.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Mural restored for Bradford's Sesquicentennial

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  • 2007-07-07

"Councillor Peter Dykie Jr. has been busy, helping to spruce up Bradford for the Sesquicentennial celebration this year. In particular, he has made it his project to raise the funds to restore the Town's murals, in time for the 150th Anniversary -...

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New Sesquicentennial Steering Committee

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  • 2007-02-10

"BWG Council passed a Bylaw appointing the members of the new Sesquicentennial Executive Steering Committee - a committee of Council set up to oversee decisions on the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Bradford. Councillor Del Crake was ap...

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Sesquicentennial Logo Winner announced

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  • 2007-04-07

"Plans for Bradford's 150th Anniversary are well underway. On Tuesday night, in a meeting of Bradford West Gwillimbury Council, Manager of Recreation Nick Warman announced the winner of the Sesquicentennial Logo Contest. Local resident Chris Munce...

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