Soap Box Derby

Kinsmen Soap Box Derby

Today’s #TakeMeBackMikton is Canada Day Kinsmen Soap Box Derby held in 1990. Location for the races was the hill at the intersection of Charles and Pine Street. In the background is 236 Queen St. which was built in two section over the years. Merchant and Municipal Politician, Mr. James Hollinrake

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Mayfair Restaurant

Mayfair Restaurant

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo taken in 1961 when the Mayfair Restaurant on Main Street caught fire. For decades all fires were fought by volunteer firemen who gave their time and energy to their community. Today the bulk of our fire department are full time staff and as citizens we

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Ladies' Bowling Team

Ladies’ Bowling Team

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo from the 1950’s of the P. L. Robertson Ladies Bowling Team. Check it out and see who you recognized! Starting in the Back Row: H. Sccott, ?, H. Hadfield, B. Pearson, G. Coulson, N. Corp, I. McLennon, D. Love, D. Helsop, ?, M. Hood, P.

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Centennial Parade

Milton Centennial Parade

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the 1957 Milton Centennial Parade with students from Bruce Street Public School and teacher Ed Foster taking part. This photo was taken on Main Street just in front of Higgins Garage which was on the east side right next to the Old Town Hall and where Carriage

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Carroll's

Carroll’s Store

Today’s #TakeMeBackaMilton is Carroll’s store located at 176 Main St., on the left side of the parking lot next to Knox Presbyterian Church. This store operated from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, many of our older residents will recall shopping here and or working in this popular food store. In

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Crooked Tree

The Crooked Tree

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of Maureen Dinsmore sitting in a tree which was shaped decades ago. This old tree was beside Highway 25 north of Milton in the Speyside area near St. Helena Road. It is said that this old Elm tree was shaped by natives as a trail

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Willmott factory

Willmott Factory

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the factory built in 1908 by C. R. Willmott & Co. to manufacture agriculture equipment. The building was located on the north side of the railway tracks, Court St. north on the east side. Today Milgate Place Apartments stand here. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read

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MHS Meeting 1992

MHS Meeting 1992

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an MHS Meeting in 1992. From left to right: Retired OPP officer Alex McNiven presented his recollections of police work; Walt Elliot; Jack Charlton; Craig Reid and Malcolm Phillips. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Len Pickett

Police Officer Len Pickett

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Milton Police officer Len Pickett in 1960 pointing out the new emergency light attached to the inside of the police car. Location is on Main St. looking east from approximately the bridge over the 16 mile creek. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me

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Milton Tennis Club

Milton Tennis Club

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton was taken at the Milton Tennis Club in 1955-56. It was located on Main St. approximately where Tandia is today. Do you recognize anyone? Carol Hull, Carol Mills, Carol Randall, Diane Gullis, Mary Clare, Kathy Finn, Ruth Robertson and Barbara French. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read

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