Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Simcoe Family Painting

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  • 1793

On August 24, 1793 the cannons were fired and Toronto renamed York to recognize the victory by the Duke of York over the French in Europe. Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe's note reads: "There were a party of Ojibway Indians here, who appeared much please...

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Doug White - Unveiling of the Elizabeth Gwillim Statue

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  • 2008-06-08

Mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Doug White giving his address at the official unveiling of the Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe Statue in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

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Nina Burnham - Unveiling of the Elizabeth Gwillim Statue

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  • 2008-06-08

Nina Burnham, an Elder of the Six Nations blessing the commemorative statue of Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe at the official unveiling ceremony in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

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Elizabeth Gwillim Statue Plaque

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  • 2008-06-08

This commemorative plaque stands beside the Elizabeth Simcoe Statue, erected by the Gwillim Group with help from sculptor Brenda Wainman Goulet on the corner of John and Barrie Streets in Bradford.

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Two Lieutenant Governor Ladies

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  • 2008-06-08

Lieutenant Governor Onley's wife Ruth Ann looking at a former Lieutenant Governor's wife; Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe in the form of her commemorative statue at the official unveiling in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

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Funding Plaque - Elizabeth Gwillim Statue

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  • 2008-06-08

Plaque displayed at the Elizabeth Gwillim Statue, on the corner of John and Barrie Streets in Bradford, giving recognition to all those who helped to fund the project.

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