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Wishing Bradford a Happy 150th Birthday

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  • 2007-06-02

"Last Sunday, May 27th, the town of Bradford launched 14 months of celebration, marking the 150th year since its incorporation. In fact, the "actual receiving of Royal Assent incorporating the village of Bradford... was done on May 27th, 1857 by Q...

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Town should celebrate in the Sesquicentennial year...2007

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Description : "Bradford's Centennial Anniversary was celebrated in 1957, and the 125th Anniversary was celebrated in 1982. By extension, it would follow that Bradford's Sesquicentennial (150th) Anniversary be celebrated in 2007. If we were to cons...

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Invitation to Bradford's 150th Birthday

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  • 2007-02-17

"When the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury announced that it would mark Bradford's 150th Anniversary with a series of special events starting Dec. 31st, 2007 and culminating with the Canada Day celebration on July 1, 2008, there were protests: Th...

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Bradford's Sesquicentennial involves the Township, too...

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  • 2007-06-09

"Bradford celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2007. While some suggest that the celebration doesn't concern the Township area, the Bradford West Gwillimbury Local History Association has a different take on the matter. The Association points out t...

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Sesquicentennial fever!

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  • 2007-03-31

"Plans for Bradford's 150th Anniversary are well underway. The deadline for groups and organizations to register their special Sesquicentennial events for inclusion in the Official calendar is April 1st, and the launch of over a year of celebratio...

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New Sesquicentennial Steering Committee

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  • 2007-02-10

"BWG Council passed a Bylaw appointing the members of the new Sesquicentennial Executive Steering Committee - a committee of Council set up to oversee decisions on the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Bradford. Councillor Del Crake was ap...

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Sesquicentennial Logo Winner announced

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  • 2007-04-07

"Plans for Bradford's 150th Anniversary are well underway. On Tuesday night, in a meeting of Bradford West Gwillimbury Council, Manager of Recreation Nick Warman announced the winner of the Sesquicentennial Logo Contest. Local resident Chris Munce...

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A Sesquicentennial Party!

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  • 2007-05-26

"On May 27th, 1857, the Town of Bradford was incorporated. Next Sunday, May 27th, Bradford will launch a year of Sesquicentennial celebrations, with a Re-enactment, Proclamation and Sesquicentennial Flag-raising, 3 p.m. outside the Bradford West G...

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Sesquicentennial Mini Clean-up day in Bradford

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  • 2007-06-30

"About 30 volunteers turned out for Bradford Mini-Clean-up Day, June 23 - Including Mayor Doug White and family, Councillors Del Crake, Jeanny Salmon, Mark Contois and James Leduc. Volunteers spent three hours picking up litter around Town." ...

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