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Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Event-2017-03-21-31
  • Stuk
  • 1966-09-21

"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...

Bradford Witness

Memoriam of World War II

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWI-2017-04-10-08
  • Stuk
  • 1953-11-11

Memoriam in the Bradford Witness for those who lose their lives in WWII.

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Hon. Earl Rowe Pleads to Electors for Strong 'Yes' Vote on Plebiscite

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-2016-11-07-03-2016-11-08-07
  • Deel
  • 1942-04-29

"To the Electors of Dufferin-Simcoe: As your representative in the House of Commons, I did oppose the principle of a Plebiscite. Howevee, our government has asked for an expression of public opinion and, under our democratic system of government, ...

Bradford Witness

Looking Back Over the Century - Bradford & Amsterdam

  • CA BWGPL LHC-CanCen-2017-03-22-18
  • Stuk
  • 1967-04-19

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Holland River is the topic.

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Hughes retires from roads

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26894
  • Stuk
  • 1976

"West Gwillimbury Road Superintendent, Grenville Hughes, 68, resigned last week, after 14 years of service with the council staff. Reeve Orville Hughes accepted the resignation, thanked the road superintendent on behalf of the council for all his ...

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Military History is recalled by Finding of Button

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-11-02
  • Stuk
  • 1958-08-20

"While working in the flower-bed at the front of the bradford Presbyterian Church this summer, Mr. harvey Curry dug up a small object which turned out to be a button off a soldier's uniform. A little rubbing revealed the number "30" inside a raise...

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The [Liquor Act of 1902] Referendum

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-08
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-11

Article on Bradford's results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspa...

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The [Liquor Act of 1902] Vote on Thursday

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-07
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-11

Article on results of the December 4, 1902 Ontario Liquor Act referendum. The public voted to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a town heavy with taverns and inns, had churches and the newspaper promoti...

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Temperance Meetings

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-06
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-04

Article on public temperance meetings at the Town Hall on November 28, 1902. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford, a...

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Liquor Act of 1902: Facts re Referendum

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Arti-2017-05-10-05
  • Stuk
  • 1902-12-04

Article on the information given to sway to reader to the For-Prohibition vote. On December 4, 1902, the Ontario Liquor Act referendum would be voted on by the public to decide whether the government should usher in an era of prohibition. Bradford...

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