CP wagon

CP Wagon Delivery

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is this photo of a Canadian Pacific Express wagon making deliveries on Mill Street in Milton. Circa 1910-15 Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Bruce Street School

Bruce Street School

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the demolition of Bruce Street School in 1973. The school served Milton’s students from 1857-1972. Milton Public Library (now Milton Christian School) was erected on that space. For further information on Bruce Street School, please consult “An Indelible Imprint” by Jim Dills. Read more Take Me Back,

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Higgins Garage

Higgins Garage

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Higgins Garage on Main Street, Milton. This building was the original power plant in Milton. It was later converted for use as a garage. It was demolished in the 1980s to make way for Carriage Square. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Dr. Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo of Dr. Stevenson performing his first surgery at the newly opened Milton District Hospital in 1960. Dr. Stevenson started the first hospital in Milton. The hospital closed in late 1959 when the new Milton District Hospital opened on Derry Road. Dr. Stevenson was the first

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Dr. Cecil Heslop

Dr. Cecil Heslop

This week’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Dr. Cecil Heslop who was born in Appleby, Ont., the son of Frederick A. Heslop and Jemima L. Ezard. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College after which he worked with his father until 1917 when he set up his own practice in Milton. He married

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Postcard - Mill Pond

Postcard of the Mill Pond

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a postcard from 1938. When Milton was first settled in the early 19th century, Sixteen Mile Creek flowed right through the middle. The creek was dammed creating a mill pond. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Soldiers at the train station

Soldiers at the Train Station

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton! In 1914 the first contingent of Milton soldiers left the C.N.R. station on Bronte Street. For further information see “Memories of Milton” by Mel Robinson and “Milton Remembers World War I and the Men and Women we never knew” by John Challinor II and Jim Dills. Read more

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Royal Templars of Temperance

Royal Templars of Temperance

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a meeting of the Royal Templars of Temperance c. 1890. William and Elspet Armstrong are third and fourth from the right. For many years the house at 104 Mill Street, Milton, served as the Temperance Hall. In 1889 the Royal Templars of Temperance installed a drinking fountain

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1940s Hockey Team

1940s Hockey Team

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a picture from the late 1940s of players from the Milton Rep Hockey Team. Back Row, Left to Right: Bill Pearson, Bob Sales, Wayne Hilson, Chuck Bundy, Doug Vaughan, Don Kearney, Ron Shannon. Front Row, Left to Right: Lindo “Tat” Zanatta, Don Wilson, Terry Brush, Harvey Black

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Hauling rocks

Hauling Rocks

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a photo that appeared in the Milton Champion, with the caption: “Hauling Rocks- to the jail, or stone for the local roads? Who can tell us what the horse-drawn teams and the large stones in this photo represent? Does anyone recognize any of the men? Photo courtesy

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