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  • Receipt from the Cobourg and Peterborough Railroad to Henry Fowlds
    Receipt from the Cobourg and Peterborough Railroad to Henry Fowlds
    imagecomment  1860     "CobourgPeterborough Railway Company. Harwood Station, 20 November 1860. Received from Mr. Henry Fowlds in apparent good order, to be delivered at Cobourg subject to the Regulations established by Tariff. 220 bags flour and forwarded to Alex Pratt, Cobourg."
    imagecomment  1860   "CobourgPeterborough Railway Company. Harwood Station, 20 November 1860. Received from Mr. Henry Fowlds in apparent good order, to be delivered at Cobourg subject to the Regulations established by Tariff. 220 ...
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  • Terminus of the CobourgPeterborough Railroad at Harwood,Ontario (Rice Lake)
    Terminus of the CobourgPeterborough Railroad at Harwood,Ontario (Rice Lake)
    image  c. 1865     Taken after the destruction of the bridge across the Rice Lake. The CobourgPeterborough railroad opened with great fanfare in 1854 and was plagued with problems ever after particularily with this bridge over Rice Lake. In 1861 the bridge completely collapsed during the winter. At the same time Port Hope completed ...
    image  c. 1865   Taken after the destruction of the bridge across the Rice Lake. The CobourgPeterborough railroad opened with great fanfare in 1854 and was plagued with problems ever after particularily with this ...
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  • Memorial Cross, Harwood, Ontario
    Memorial Cross, Harwood, Ontario
    imagecomment  1948     Written on monument is "Potters Field" on one side and " In Memoriam" as well as the statement that the 14 labourers that were buried there died of cholera in 1854, somebody's sons whose stay in the New World was short and tragic.
    imagecomment  1948   Written on monument is "Potters Field" on one side and " In Memoriam" as well as the statement that the 14 labourers that were buried there died of cholera in ...
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  • Remains of Cobourg and Peterborough Railway Company Causeway across Rice Lake at Harwood
    Remains of Cobourg and Peterborough Railway Company Causeway across Rice Lake at Harwood
    image  c. 1920     The CobourgPeterborough railroad opened with great fanfare in 1854 and was plagued with problems ever after particularily with this bridge over Rice Lake. In 1861 the bridge completely collapsed during the winter. At the same time Port Hope completed a line to Peterborough skirting around the lake and obviously got ...
    image  c. 1920   The CobourgPeterborough railroad opened with great fanfare in 1854 and was plagued with problems ever after particularily with this bridge over Rice Lake. In 1861 the bridge completely collapsed during ...
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  • Cobourg and Peterborough Railway, Harwood Station, Harwood, Ontario
    Cobourg and Peterborough Railway, Harwood Station, Harwood, Ontario
    image  28 Sep 1990     Built in the 1850s this station was sold when the Grand Trunk Railway bought CP on 15 April, 1901. In May, June, and July, it was dismantled and moved to Roseneath by Mr. A. Copperthwaite, where it became the Orange Hall. In 1928 electricity was installed by Mr. Harry Kelly ...
    image  28 Sep 1990   Built in the 1850s this station was sold when the Grand Trunk Railway bought CP on 15 April, 1901. In May, June, and July, it was dismantled and moved to ...
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  • Rice Lake from the St. George's Anglican Church at Gore's Landing
    Rice Lake from the St. George's Anglican Church at Gore's Landing
    image  c. 1860     The original is oval and measures 5 1/2" by 8 1/8".
    image  c. 1860   The original is oval and measures 5 1/2" by 8 1/8".
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  • German Workers building the Harwood Train station
    German Workers building the Harwood Train station
    image  c.1854     14 German labourers on the rail line's construction died in 1854 of cholera and were buried one mile south of the village of Harwood on Harwood Road.
    image  c.1854   14 German labourers on the rail line's construction died in 1854 of cholera and were buried one mile south of the village of Harwood on Harwood Road.
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  • McDougallLudgates Mill
    McDougallLudgates Mill
    image  1880     McdougallLudgates Mill
    image  1880   McdougallLudgates Mill
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  • Article written by Foster Russell on Charlie Burrison, entitled "Laird of Harwood"
    Article written by Foster Russell on Charlie Burrison, entitled "Laird of Harwood"
    imagecomment       Article written by Foster Russell on Charlie Burrison, entitled "Laird of Harwood".Source: Foster Russell CollectionAcquired: November 6, 2003
    imagecomment     Article written by Foster Russell on Charlie Burrison, entitled "Laird of Harwood".Source: Foster Russell CollectionAcquired: November 6, 2003
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  • An article title "Early Days of Harwood Recalled."
    An article title "Early Days of Harwood Recalled."
    image       An article title "Early Days of Harwood Recalled." The article is an account written by Mrs. Phyllis Sandercock who grew up in Harwood.Source: UnknownAcquired: Unknown
    image     An article title "Early Days of Harwood Recalled." The article is an account written by Mrs. Phyllis Sandercock who grew up in Harwood.Source: UnknownAcquired: Unknown
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  • An article containing Harwood's history.
    An article containing Harwood's history.
    image       An article containing Harwood's history. This article was published in light of an upcoming ceremony to unveil a plaque commemorating the community of Harwood.Source: Cobourg Sentinel-Star, Friday September 10, 1971Acquired: Unknown
    image     An article containing Harwood's history. This article was published in light of an upcoming ceremony to unveil a plaque commemorating the community of Harwood.Source: Cobourg Sentinel-Star, Friday September 10, 1971Acquired: ...
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  • Article about Armbro Nadir
    Article about Armbro Nadir
    image       Article about Armbro Nadir a horse that tied the world record for a three-year-old pacing on a five-eights of a mile track. The horse was being ridden by Nelson White a Harwood native.Source: Unknown newspaper, August 1973Acquired: Unknown
    image     Article about Armbro Nadir a horse that tied the world record for a three-year-old pacing on a five-eights of a mile track. The horse was being ridden by Nelson White ...
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  • CobourgPeterborough Railroad, Rice Lake Bridge
    CobourgPeterborough Railroad, Rice Lake Bridge
    imagecomment  1861,     Bridge over Rice Lake, just prior to it being carried away by the ice that winter.
    imagecomment  1861,   Bridge over Rice Lake, just prior to it being carried away by the ice that winter.
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  • Bethesda North United Church
    Bethesda North United Church
    imagecomment  c. 1902,     This first place of worship for Harwood residents was the Bethesda North Presbyterian Church which was consecrated in 1856 and located a mile to the east in Haldimand Township. In 1882 this brick building was constructed. The bulding was closed in 1969 on United Church amalgamation and was only used ...
    imagecomment  c. 1902,   This first place of worship for Harwood residents was the Bethesda North Presbyterian Church which was consecrated in 1856 and located a mile to the east in Haldimand Township. In ...
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