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Portable classroom near the back of Codrington Public School. 2016-06-17T13:30:30+00:00
Students hard at work in the Warnica Public School library on Warnica Road. 2016-09-05T15:50:29+00:00
Snow fills the parking lot and throughway in front of Barrie Central Collegiate on Bradford Street. 2016-09-05T16:04:18+00:00
Students of Ms. Goodfellow (Baker) pose for a picture at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:12:49+00:00
Central Students make their way to the gymnasium with their desks in hand, ready to write their exams. 2016-06-21T21:59:38+00:00
A group of younger and older boys stand on stage during an assembly at Warnica Public School on Warnica Road. 2016-09-05T15:50:33+00:00
Pet Show in Ms. Goodfellow’s (Baker) class at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School (8). 2016-09-05T16:20:49+00:00
Central students write their exams before the Christmas break in the gym. 2016-06-21T19:49:16+00:00
Students present class projects at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School (6). 2016-09-05T16:22:48+00:00
When Georgian College was in its infancy, it operated out of the Wellington Plaza. 2016-04-30T21:33:08+00:00
Students gather outside of Barrie Central Collegiate on Bradford Street. 2016-09-05T16:20:53+00:00
Exterior of Hillcrest Public School on Toronto Street. 2016-09-05T16:07:33+00:00

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Members of the BHA celebrate their group award from Heritage Barrie. All the Barrie Historical Archive wants for Christmas is...you! Cliche? Maybe. But in earnest, we want you in 2018! We would be amazed if you shared your historical photos/documents with us. Elated if you offered us your time [...]

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National Pines

"If you build it, they will come." - Field of Dreams, 1989 In 1989, Ed Membery purchased 215 acres of property from the Ross family of Cookstown.  The year before, the Membery family had sold the Harbour View Country Club and now they looking for a suitable site to build [...]

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