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This day in our history
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1905 - Fort Erie's first YMCA opens next to the railway station, providing lodging for railway workers. It was called the Bridgeburg and Fort Erie Railroad Department of the YMCA. (Times-Review: YMCA 90th Anniversary Insert, Mar. 11, 1995)

1911 - The Ridgeway Historical Society holds their second meeting at the home of J.F. Dunn. A motion was passed instructing the secretary to write Mr. German MP, and the Ministry of Militia about a suitable memorial for the battlefield of Ridgeway. (R. M. Disher, The Bertie Town Hall Story 1874–1974, Ridgeway, Ont.: Robert Disher, 1974, p. 38)

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