Bradford The Helping Hand FoodBank

Discovering Bradford Hidden Gems
The Helping hand foodbank
Bradford Ontario Canada 123 Moore Street
“The Helping Hand Food Bank, also known as the Bradford Food Bank, is located in the heart of Bradford, West Gwillimbury at 123 Moore Street. Helping Hand Food Bank is a registered charity whose mission is to provide free groceries to clients in our small community who are struggling to make ends meet.”

The Helping hand foodbank Bradford Ontario Canada 123 Moore Street

The Helping hand food bank Bradford Ontario Canada 123 Moore Street

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Exploring the History Of BWG 159 Queen Street

Exploring the History Of BWG.
Bradford Ontario Canada
159 Queen Street.
Public Park – Water Tower
Bradford, Public Ulittlies Commission Project 1981
Commissioners – James Church, D. Arthur Evans, Gord Bantam, Keith Stevens, Mayor Roy Gordon.

159 Queen Street Bradford Ontario Canada

Bradford Ontario Canada 159 Queen Street. Public Park – Water Tower – Nicholas Molnar Photography

Exploring the History Of Bradford Ontario Canada

Exploring the History Of Bradford Ontario Canada 63 Frederick Street

The George McDonald House – 63 Frederick St.
Ontario Vernacular Cottage. 1 ½ storey 3 bay cottage. Symmetrical façade. Gable roof. Single entrance door (original) with rectangular glazed transom. Large 8/8 double hung windows. Stone foundation. Also, retained stone foundation at the back of the property from original stable and stone steps, masonry columns, and architectural cement caps with a walkway at front of the house built by George McDonald. George McDonald a bachelor, stone mason, and contractor who emigrated from Scotland at the age of 27. As a stone mason and contractor, he was hired to build the old Presbyterian Church that once stood on the corner of Church & John Streets. McDonald Lane was named after Mr McDonald. Circa 1882. He was responsible for building homes and schools in this community.
On Wednesday, January 31, 1940, George McDonald passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie, Ont. at the age of 91. Had been a Bradford resident for 61 years; only moving away 4 years prior to his death. He is interred in Mount Pleasant Cemetery where the Rev. Graham conducted the service.

63 Frederck Street George McDonald House

The George McDonald House – 63 Frederick St. Bradford Ontario Canada by Nicholas Molnar Photography

 

Bradford West Gwillimbury Autism Awareness flag raising 2018

 Bradford West Gwillimbury Autism Awareness flag raising took place on Sunday, April 8 at 11:00 a.m. in front of the BWG Courthouse at 57 Holland Street East. Mayor Rob Keffer along with, members of council and residents raised the Autism Awareness flag today, in downtown Bradford.
#autism #awarness #BradfordOntario #BWG #AutismAwareness #Flagraising

Then & Now 12 Holland Street West Bradford Ontario Canada

Bradford Ontario Canada 12 Holland Street West 1950

Then & Now 12 Holland Street West – Downtown Bradford Ontario Canada

Then and Now Downtown Bradford Ontario Canada 12 Holland Street West.

12 Holland St. West was built in the Ontario Vernacular style around Circa 1870. The two-storey, commercial, detached ‘row’ building had a narrow rectangular plan with an asymmetrical organization. ‘Main street’ frontage with a typical storefront façade was located at the street line. The plain façade was characterized by a high, flat, ‘boomtown’ façade and cornice with brick dentils. The two-bay-façade each had its own entrance and storefront. Existing doors and storefronts are not original. The original, large, second-floor windows (characterized by segmented arch openings and concrete sills) have been partially bricked in, but are still visible from the brick voussoirs. The building has masonry construction with brick cladding and a flat, built-up tar and gravel roof.  Continue reading

Exploring the Countryside of Ontario

Exploring the Countryside
Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario Canada #feilds#discover #nature #ontario #discoverontario#photography #canon #capture #explore #image#imagine #journey #bwg #BradfordOntairoCanada

Exploring the Countryside Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario

Exploring the Countryside Bradford West Gwillimbury Ontario

Countryside of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ont, Canada

Barns – The Countryside of Bradford West Gwillimbury 

These old barns form an essential part of the history of Bradford West Gwillimbury BWG, each one bearing its own story of the family that built it, of all the seasons that have passed since its construction, of the many harvests it has safely sheltered.

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Barns – The Countryside of Bradford West Gwillimbury By Nicholas Molnar