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Early Welland citizen Jacob Ryan recounts history of the area, from 1835-1911

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Early Welland citizen Jacob Ryan recounts history of the area, from 1835-1911. Article from the October 24, 1911 edition of the Welland…

Early days of the telephone in Welland, by George Sawle, February 23, 1957

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Newspaper clipping about the early days of the telephone in Welland, written by George Sawle, as published in the Welland Tribune on February 23,…

Brief history of the telephone in Welland, from 1877-1958

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A brief history of the telephone in Welland, from 1877-1958. It was written by Bell Telephone Company's then-Public Relations Officer (for the Welland…

Welland Town Bell turns 100 years old, November 17, 1984

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A history regarding the Town Bell of Welland, as published in the Guardian Express on November 17, 1984. It turned 100 years old on November 19, as it…