The Gillies Fire Braeside July 4th 1949

The Gillies Fire Braeside  July 4th 1949
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  4. August 1949
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A few days after the fire in Gillies Bros. lumber yard. 17 Aug. 1949



The day after the fire



  1. a059349-v8 (2).jpgJohn Gillies Sr. home at Gillies Mills, now Herron’s Mills.
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     - Late J. A. Gillies Was Prominent Lumberman John...

    Clipped from

    1. The Ottawa Citizen,
    2. 29 Mar 1937, Mon,
    3. Page 2





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