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223 Simcoe Road

  • CA BWGPL GJ-HistBuilding-2017-04-21-17
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  • 1995

This two-storey, frame and cement-clad house is located south of the “Y” at 223 Simcoe Road. Mr. Bruce bought this house and the land (which extended south to the town limits and over the canal) many years ago. A marsh laneway ran east and there w...

Janice Hopkins

Marsh Hay Cutters

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  • 1890-1920

Scows leaving to cut hay on the marsh.

Misty marsh morning

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  • 1976-09-01

"Temperatures which dipped below freezing Monday night met resistance from warm water early yesterday, creating what appears to be a grass fire. Icy weather did some damage on the Marsh, but farmers were expecting it. Warmer temperatures are expec...

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  • CA BWGPL AR-Farm-2018-12-11-05
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  • Undated

A metal and wooden sickle. Similar to a scythe, a sickle is a hand held tool for agricultural use, specifically used to cut things like grass or hay.

Bill Marks

The Country Store and Marshland

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  • 1989-1992

View of The Country Store and residences backing onto the Holland Marsh in the early 1990s.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

The Holland Marsh Story Part Five

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  • 1949

Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from August 31) Chapter XVII. Bradford Co-operative Storage Limited An ambition fostered from the time that the first big marsh harvests were put in storage in city storehouses - the determination...

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The Holland Marsh Story Part Two

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Description : The Holland Marsh Story (Continued from last week) Chapter VI. ACTION In 1924, West Gwillimbury residents elected a new council. Mr. J.F. Hambly became reeve, with L.A. Neilly (Gilford), Percy Selby, W.J. Dales and the late Herman ...

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