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43 John Street East - The William Campbell House

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-04-04-08
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  • 1996

The William Campbell House is located mid-block on the north side at 43 John Street East. It was built around 1880 in the Gothic Revival style. This structure was once the home of William H. Campbell Sr. (a grain merchant) and his wife Bessie (Sut...

Nancy Smith

10 and 12 Holland Street West - Compton's IGA

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-03
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  • 1995

The mid-block building located at 10 and 12 Holland St. West was built in the Ontario Vernacular style around 1872-1899. The two-storey, commercial, detached ‘row’ building had a narrow rectangular plan with an asymmetrical organization. ‘Main str...

Nancy Smith

103 James Street

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-04-01-16
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  • 1995

This house is located at 103 James Street. (1)

Janice Hopkins

18 Holland Street West

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-20
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  • 1995

The structure located at 18 Holland St. West is a unique, infill building. It was built in the Boomtown style around the 1890’s on a narrow lot that was originally a laneway the two adjacent buildings. It had a side entrance to the Queen’s Hotel s...

Nancy Smith

18 Holland Street West

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-28-20-2017-03-28-21
  • Part
  • 1996

The structure located at 18 Holland St. West is a unique, infill building. It was built in the Boomtown style around the 1890’s on a narrow lot that was originally a laneway the two adjacent buildings. It had a side entrance to the Queen’s Hotel s...

Nancy Smith

64 James Street

  • GJ-HB-2017-04-01-13
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  • 1995

The house located at 64 James St. was considered to be new when this photo was taken in 1995. The area behind the house was once used for lawn bowling. (1)

Janice Hopkins

Log home built in 1837 is a home with a difference

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26898
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  • 1976-03-09

"Peter and Anna Wenzel have a home with a difference. It's a log house dating back to 1837, and they believe it's the oldest in the area. Located on five acres of land east of Holland Landing, the house required a year's worth of work by the coupl...

Bradford Topic

Hughes retires from roads

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26894
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  • 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 ...

Bradford Witness

26 Colborne Street

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HB-2017-03-18-18
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  • 1995

The house, which is currently found at 26 Colborne St., was moved to this site many years ago. It was originally located across the river on the west side of Federal Farms Road. The west entrance to Queensville passed through the property. The one...

Joe Saint

Bradford Library Opening

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  • 1988

Lily Oddie Munro, Minister of Culture and Communication addressing the crowd at the opening ceremonies of the new Bradford Public Library. Background L-R: George Jackson, Bud Brown, Padre Hopkin (Trinity Anglican Church), Bruce Owen (Librarian), M...

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