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This photo taken in 1965 on "Old Fashioned Day" shows Geraldine Graham, Judy Houston and her son Tommy in his great-grandfather’s baby carriage. #takemebackmilton
Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of some of Milton’s early volunteer firefighters demonstrating some emergency procedures to young students in the 1960’s.
Spaces are still available in the following 2020 Blacksmith Courses! - Intermediate - Nov 13-15 (one opening) - Beginner - Nov 22 & Nov 28 (one opening for each date) - Coal Tools and Tongs - (2 openings) Click the link to register or to learn more! https://tinyurl.com/y4mfg8fh
Did you know that you can purchase publications on local history through our online book store? Follow the link below to check out what we have in stock! https://tinyurl.com/y2xxv9ep
Looking for unique gift ideas? Visit our online Gift Shop where you can purchase exciting items like: - Coffee mugs - Hand-made items from our Blacksmiths - Gift cards for memberships, Blacksmith courses, and Historic Walking Tours https://tinyurl.com/y3jssmqj
From our families to yours, have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of Susan Carruthers and a friend sitting on Santa Claus' knee following the parade in December 1953. Each are holding their Christmas stocking which all children received at the old Brown Street Arena following the Christmas program on the ice or the parade up Main Street. It was truly a community happening. ... See more
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Today's featured historic building is an early photo of the Coulson Family Farm located at 7032 Twiss Road.
Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is the 1971 Knox Presbyterian Church Robert Burns Dinner. This is an early photo of member Gordon Timbers dressed in the Stewart tartan. Gordon went on to become a Minister with the Presbyterian Church serving in various churches in Ontario.
Today's featured historic property is 56 James Street. This brick home was built in 1861 by contactor Eli Van Allen for the Methodist Church as a parsonage.
Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is Kathleen Panton, R. N. - Miss Panton was a supervisor in the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She resigned to be one of three nurses for the Queen’s Canadian Military Hospital in England and set sail for England in 1915 to assist in World War I.
This weekend's Historic Walking Tour of Martin Street has now sold out due to high demand! Thank you everyone for your interest.
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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 was named in honour of Mrs. Humphrey. ... See more
Today's #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of the 1953 Cheerleaders for Kilbride Public School – Do you recognize anyone?
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