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Convent demolition to start this week

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  • 1994

"Demolition of the old convent on Barrie Street was scheduled to begin this week. The site, north of Frederick Street, will be the home of a new multi-service facility. When it's done in March 1995, it will be 15,000 square feet in size and will a...

Rod Urquhart

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

Lt-Gov David Only and Ruth Ann Onley

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  • 2008-06-08

Photograph of Lieut-Gov. David Onley and his wife, Ruth Ann Onley, on the corner of John St. East and Barrie St. for the unveiling of the Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe statue.

Water Pump Sculpture

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  • 2006

Plaque by the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association: "This cast iron base and impeller were components of one of the two original water pumps installed in the 1928 Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme. The pumps would lower the water level...

Amanda Gallagher

Water Pump Sculpture - side view

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  • 2006

Plaque by the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association: "This cast iron base and impeller were components of one of the two original water pumps installed in the 1928 Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme. The pumps would lower the water level...

Amanda Gallagher

Water Pump Sculpture plaque

  • CA BWGPL AR-2016-08-19-01-2016-08-19-03
  • Part
  • 2006

Plaque by the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association: "This cast iron base and impeller were components of one of the two original water pumps installed in the 1928 Holland Marsh Drainage Scheme. The pumps would lower the water level...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association