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Item 2016-12-08-05 - Surveyor-General gave name to Holland Marsh

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CA BWGPL LHC-Newsp-Arti-2016-12-08-05

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Surveyor-General gave name to Holland Marsh

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  • 1999-03-25 (Creation)

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Era Banner

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Terry Carter

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"The ties between "The Marsh" and the Netherlands seem to have been destined by fate's fickle finger. They stretch back to the earliest days of British settlement when in 1791 General Frederick Haldimand, Canada's Governor-in-Chief, assigned his Surveyor-General to do a survey of the Lake Simcoe area. Although a British army officer, the man was Dutch-born and by coincidence was named Samuel Johannes Holland." ...

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Era Banner
March 25, 1999
Pg B1, B3
Found in the Bill & Erica Marks archive room

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