Tree Sculptures

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is actually a more recent photograph and a particularly special one. The Milton Evergreen Cemetery Board are particularly proud to recognize our Veterans with this special Soldier carving. The carving incorporates features from Milton’s two War Memorials located in Victoria Park and in Haltonville. The board has several

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Rattlesnake Point

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo taken at Rattlesnake Point showing Fred Johnson Jr. in the middle. You are looking south over Derry Road. These three were adventurous young lads as this photo shows, today many enjoy hiking in the area. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me

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Our Lady of Victory Church

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church located on Tremaine Rd. in Milton Heights. It served the community for many years and had its last service in 1999. It was vacant for many years but today another faith group is now using it. Hi-Res. Photos are available

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Tennis Courts

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an early photo of the Tennis Courts located in Rotary Park. The buildings in the background which were located on the corner of Mill and Garden Lane and were once part of a lumber mill (See TMBM from May 9th 2019). Today where those buildings stood is

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Milton Pioneer Cemetery

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of the Milton Pioneer Cemetery located on Bronte Street. Many of our early Milton citizens who contributed to our town’s development suffered many hardships in clearing the land. The first burial was Mr. Thomas Harrison followed by other leading citizens like John Martin, our first

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Knox Presbyterian Church

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an early photo of Knox Presbyterian Church on Main St. when it had a metal fence along the front. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Deforest Pioneer Cemetery

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Deforest Pioneer Cemetery located on the west/north corner of Derry Rd & Walker Line. The Deforest Family originally settled in the area and were United Empire Loyalists. Abraham and his wife Elizabeth received 200 acres. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me Back, Milton

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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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