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Today's featured property is 12 Elizabeth Street. It was built in 1849 as a frame home for Elizabeth and John Humphrey who was a carpenter and a farmer. They had purchased the property from John Martin. They raised five children who were all born in Canada. We might assume that Elizabeth Street ... See more

3 days ago

Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of the 1953 Cheerleaders for Kilbride Public School – Do you recognize anyone?

1 week ago

Feeding the barn raisers – The men sitting at this table were one of the last group of local area farmers to help raise (construct) the barn for J. L. Chisholm in 1958, which was farmers helping farmers. The ladies always provided a great variety at meal time. #TakeMeBackMilton

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NEWS UPDATE! Our October 20th date is SOLD OUT! We are now taking bookings for October 27th. Full details at https://tinyurl.com/y45cw5bb

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Join us for our 2nd Annual Gourmet & Spirits Evening on Tuesday October 20th. Full details at https://tinyurl.com/umz3e8f

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Register today for one of our Fall Blacksmith Courses. Full details available at https://tinyurl.com/y4mfg8fh

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Register today for one of our Historic Walking Tours! First weekend was sold out and three more to go for the balance of September. More information at https://tinyurl.com/yxc5anep

2 weeks ago
Milton historical walking tours begin this weekend

Historic Walking Tours are back! Spaces are limited so book yours today! miltonhistoricalsociety.ca

You can help stay busy this month with the help of the Milton Historical Society. They are launching their ann...

2 weeks ago

Please note that we have made the decision to cancel all remaining monthly meetings for 2020. However, we will still be offering Historic Walking Tours, Blacksmith Courses and the Gourmet and Spirits Evening with Covid-19 precautions in place. To get more information on these events, please visit ... See more

2 weeks ago

Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is two young school teachers who were friends for years. Many local youth were students and as adults today will recall their early school days with teachers Left- Flora Sloski (nee Higgins) Right- Adeline Mackay (nee Fraser).

3 weeks ago

Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is the 1944 Grace Anglican Junior Choir. Do you recognize anyone?

3 weeks ago

Today's featured historic property is 181 Main Street. The Winn & Company Shoe Factory was constructed in 1892 with a ladies millinery business on the upper floor. Over the years the building also housed other businesses such as a carpet factory, knitting mill, Building Supply Ltd., The Lido ... See more

1 month ago

Photo of a 1917 County Council Meeting which was held in the Council Chambers at the then Halton County Court House which today is our Milton Town Hall & Council Chambers. #TakeMeBackMilton

1 month ago

Our Walking Tours are set for September! See full details at https://tinyurl.com/yxc5anep

1 month ago

See your town as never before on one of our four guided Walking Tours of Old Milton: Historic Main Street Historic Martin Street Historic Victoria Park Square & Area Historic Mill & Victoria Streets Area We hope these walks will captivate you as you experience the stories of the past, history of ... See more

1 month ago

Due to high demand, we are pleased to be offering additional dates for our Intermediate Blacksmith Courses this fall! Spaces are now available for October 16th-18th. To qualify for this course, you must have completed the Beginner Level Blackmith course. For more information, or to register for a ... See more

1 month ago

Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of the local Milton Pressed Brick Company showing the shovel crane which was used beside the rail track. Milton was known for producing superb bricks which were shipped throughout the province.

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Welcome

We have updated our 2020 calender based on the current Covid-19 situation. The new updates are as follows: - All Digging in To Milton's History meetings have been cancelled - Our Fall Garage Sale/Book Sale has been cancelled - Volunteer Appreciation Day has been cancelled - Historic Walking Tours ... See more

Welcome to the Milton Historical Society, located at 16 James Street in Milton, Ontario. We are above the Waldie Blacksmith Shop, one of the MHS major restoration projects. The Milton Historical Society and the Waldie Blacksmith Shop are located in historic downtown Milton, between Main Street and M

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