JM Denyes 1966

J.M. Denyes Public School, 1966

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton are teachers at J. M. Denyes Public School in 1966. Do you remember those who might have taught you? Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Lumber Mill

Lumber Mill

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the lumber mill which was located on the north west corner of Mill St. and Garden Lane. It was operated in 1875 by J. R. Mitchell, then later by Messers, Hunter and Ezard. Other names which appear to have owned and operated the business were: Jones, Somerville,

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CNR Station

CNR Station, 1960

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the Canadian Nation Railway Station on Bronte Street circa 1960. The station was originally situated on the east side of Bronte, south of the P.L. Robertston office. It is now the Tourist Information Building on Martin and Steeles. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Emmanuel Baptist Church

Emmanuel Baptist Church

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Emmanuel Baptist Church, which was situated at the northwest corner of Commercial and Kingsway Place. The last service held in the church was at Easter 1988. The building was then converted to offices. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Sailing on the Mill Pond

Sailing on the Mill Pond

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a skiff sailing on the Mill Pond circa 1905. This photograph was taken from “Milton Semi-Centennial 1957-1907” published in 1907. The photo shows two men in the boat. The house in the background was built by John Sproat in 1856, and was later occupied by many prominent

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CP wagon

CP Wagon Delivery

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is this photo of a Canadian Pacific Express wagon making deliveries on Mill Street in Milton. Circa 1910-15 Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Bruce Street School

Bruce Street School

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the demolition of Bruce Street School in 1973. The school served Milton’s students from 1857-1972. Milton Public Library (now Milton Christian School) was erected on that space. For further information on Bruce Street School, please consult “An Indelible Imprint” by Jim Dills. Read more Take Me Back,

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Higgins Garage

Higgins Garage

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Higgins Garage on Main Street, Milton. This building was the original power plant in Milton. It was later converted for use as a garage. It was demolished in the 1980s to make way for Carriage Square. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Dr. Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of Dr. Stevenson performing his first surgery at the newly opened Milton District Hospital in 1960. Dr. Stevenson started the first hospital in Milton. The hospital closed in late 1959 when the new Milton District Hospital opened on Derry Road. Dr. Stevenson was the first

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Dr. Cecil Heslop

Dr. Cecil Heslop

This week’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Dr. Cecil Heslop who was born in Appleby, Ont., the son of Frederick A. Heslop and Jemima L. Ezard. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College after which he worked with his father until 1917 when he set up his own practice in Milton. He married

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