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Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel

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  • 1979-10-10

"Feeding refugees: Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."

Bradford Witness

Debris along Hwy 400

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  • 1979

Debris from the marshland piling up along Highway 400. Photograph from Betty Kennedy's 'Hurricane Hazel,' found in the Local History Collection.

Toronto Telegram

Farmers on the warpath

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  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

Bradford Witness

Farmers return home

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  • 1979

Holland Marsh farmers return home to salvage belonging. Photograph from in Betty Kennedy's 'Hurricane Hazel,' found in the Local History Collection.

Toronto Telegram

Flood Notes

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  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

Bradford Witness

Flooded Onion Field

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  • 1954

Municipality : West Gwillimbury Community : Holland Marsh Lot : 8 Concession : 3 Description : A flooded field facing north east from Hwy. 400 after Hurricane Hazel (Oct. 15, 1954). In the foreground is the service road that runs beside Hwy. 400 b...

Rob Watson

Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee Formed

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  • 1954-10-20

This article lists the members of the Emergency Relief Committee for the Holland Marsh Flood due to Hurricane Hazel.

Bradford Witness

Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund/ Hurricane Relief Fund Makes First Contribution

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  • 1954-10-20

Two separate articles on the topic of flood relief funds. "Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund On Sunday a Holland Marsh Flood relief Fund was organized, with "Brad" Walker as chairman. Money is needed immediately. Many of the flood refugees are homel...

Bradford Witness

Hurricane Aftermath

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  • 1954

Municipality : West Gwillimbury Community : Holland Marsh Lot : 8 Concession : 3 Description : This photo is taken from west of Hwy. 400 after Hurricane Hazel (Oct. 15, 1954). Debris is shown piled up along Hwy. 400, which is on the far side of t...

Rob Watson

Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

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  • 1954-10-20

Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.

Bradford Witness

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