Carroll's

Carroll’s Store

Today’s #TakeMeBackaMilton is Carroll’s store located at 176 Main St., on the left side of the parking lot next to Knox Presbyterian Church. This store operated from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, many of our older residents will recall shopping here and or working in this popular food store. In

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Crooked Tree

The Crooked Tree

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of Maureen Dinsmore sitting in a tree which was shaped decades ago. This old tree was beside Highway 25 north of Milton in the Speyside area near St. Helena Road. It is said that this old Elm tree was shaped by natives as a trail

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Willmott factory

Willmott Factory

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the factory built in 1908 by C. R. Willmott & Co. to manufacture agriculture equipment. The building was located on the north side of the railway tracks, Court St. north on the east side. Today Milgate Place Apartments stand here. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read

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MHS Meeting 1992

MHS Meeting 1992

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an MHS Meeting in 1992. From left to right: Retired OPP officer Alex McNiven presented his recollections of police work; Walt Elliot; Jack Charlton; Craig Reid and Malcolm Phillips. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Len Pickett

Police Officer Len Pickett

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Milton Police officer Len Pickett in 1960 pointing out the new emergency light attached to the inside of the police car. Location is on Main St. looking east from approximately the bridge over the 16 mile creek. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read more Take Me

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Milton Tennis Club

Milton Tennis Club

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton was taken at the Milton Tennis Club in 1955-56. It was located on Main St. approximately where Tandia is today. Do you recognize anyone? Carol Hull, Carol Mills, Carol Randall, Diane Gullis, Mary Clare, Kathy Finn, Ruth Robertson and Barbara French. Hi-Res. Photos are available from MHS Read

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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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