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Civic Holiday

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  • 1900-08-09

Article from the BRadford Witness in 1900 proclaiming the date of the August Civic Holiday. Municipalities were able to designate a date for the holiday at the end of the summer, and began around the 1850s in Ontario.

Bradford's Centennial - Bradford Seed House

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  • 1957

Bradford Seed House float in Bradford's Centennial Parade on Holland St. W. The car is a 1917 Ford Touring, owned and operated by George van Nostrand. Harvey W. Curry is in the passenger seat and Mandy and Wally Hunt are in the rear seat. Beside t...

Bradford's Centennial - Store floats

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  • 1957

Bradford's Centennial Parade. Shops that line Holland St. W. include Kilkenny Furniture, Evans Bakery, and Bradford 5 Cents to $1.00 Store. The tow truck at the far right of the picture is from Monarch Ford. Behind it, two girls carry a banner whi...

Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street businesses

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  • 1967-06-07

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka

Fuller family celebrates Canada Day

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  • 1992-07-08

"The table was decorated with red and white flags, candles and napkins, and a red and white cake, for a multi-generation Canada Day party and Toast held at the home of Tom and Zelma Fuller, Jr. The Guests of Honor were Mae and Bill Fuller." ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Looking Back Over the Century - Fire of 1871 and Holland Street

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  • 1967-05-31

The Bradford Witness decided to release a series of articles from local townspeople on the history of certain events in Bradford and West Gwillimbury's time. This week, the Fire of May 25, 1871, and the businesses which rebuilt on Holland Street a...

Dorothy Cilipka