16 Mile Creek

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is of the 16 Mile Creek just to the east of the Martin Mill looking towards Main St. Both houses in the background are now gone. They were located on the south side of Main St. just over the bridge. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more

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Martin's Mill

Martin’s Mill

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Martin Mill. Built in 1856 this was the second one on the property and was destroyed by fire in 1963 Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Art Cooper, WWII

Art Cooper, WWII

For today’s #TakeMeBackMilton, we honour the 75th anniversary of D Day. Please take a moment to remember all of our brave men and women who gave their lives for our freedom. This photo shows Art Cooper, one of Milton’s WW2 soldiers taken in Cove, England. Copyright: Milton Historical Society Read

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Curling Rink

Curling Rink

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is action at the Milton Curling Rink in 1969, located on Millside Dr. beside the Beers Store. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Rotary Park Wading Pool

Rotary Park Wading Pool

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the original Wading Pool in Rotary Park in 1956. Are you perhaps in the picture or do you recall having a great time enjoying splashing around? The park certainly looks different today. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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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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