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Postcard of aerial view showing FW Woolworth at the corner of Ross and Bayfield Streets. 2016-07-08T04:46:13+00:00
Aerial view of a Barrie postcard showing the Downtown landscape from Bayfield Street to Mulcaster Street. 2016-05-23T23:11:56+00:00
The Cenotaph with the Post Office to the left and the Barrie Train Station directly behind it. 2016-04-21T09:23:29+00:00
Postcard showing the Jail on Mulcaster Street. 2016-09-05T16:06:31+00:00
Souvenir of Barrie Postcard showing Lion’s Beach. 2016-09-05T16:31:56+00:00
Postcard showing Dunlop Street East from Five Points. 2016-09-05T16:31:53+00:00
Postcard showing a civic holiday regatta on Kempenfelt Bay at the Government Dock at the foot of Bayfield Street. 2016-09-05T21:18:46+00:00
Postcard showing Dunlop Street East from Five Points. 2016-09-05T16:31:54+00:00
Postcard Showing Mulcaster Street, County Jail and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church. 2016-09-06T15:25:58+00:00
A Postcard showing Barrie Post Office across from the Grand Trunk Railway Station at Post Office Square on Dunlop Street East. 2016-09-03T19:27:42+00:00
A postcard showing the Allandale Train Station when operated by Grand Trunk Railroad as the G.T.R. Depot. 2016-12-18T11:58:26+00:00
Postcard promoting Lovers’ Creek. 2016-09-05T16:18:41+00:00

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