Myron Vipond House, August 14, 1958


Description
Creator:
Ethel MacPherson, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of a fire at Myron Vipond's house located on lot 24, Concession 6 in Brooklin, Ontario. In this view a crowd has gathered around to see the fire. Smoke can be seen coming from the house.
Notes:
The house was built circa 1913 on lot 24, Concession 6 in Brooklin, Ontario. In March 1954, Myron Vipond sold 70 acres of his farm at the west side of Brooklin for a subdivision by Meadowcrest Homes. Construction of the 600 homes in the subdivision began in 1955 and was completed in 1958. On Sunday, August 10, 1958, 14 fire departments in the Ontario County Regional Aid Association used the house to test their skills and burned it to the ground.
Date of Original:
14 August 1958
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Vipond, Myron
Corporate Name(s):
Meadowcrest Homes
Local identifier:
25_000_199
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9551250475898 Longitude: -78.9644187091064
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1958
Copyright Holder:
Ethel MacPherson
Recommended Citation:
Myron Vipond House, August 14, 1958, Ethel MacPherson. Whitby Archives 25_000_199.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white photograph.
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Myron Vipond House, August 14, 1958


A black and white photograph of a fire at Myron Vipond's house located on lot 24, Concession 6 in Brooklin, Ontario. In this view a crowd has gathered around to see the fire. Smoke can be seen coming from the house.