Grandstand at Milton Fairgrounds

The Grandstand

This week’s TakeMeBackMilton is the erection of the Grandstand at the Milton Fair Grounds in 1959 by the Halton Agricultural Society. During the Fall Fair, the Grandstand provides seating for the viewing of events such as the truck pulls and demolition derby while the inside is used for display purposes

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McEachern's Esso

Kelly McEachern

Do you remember John Leslie (Kelly) McEachern who owned and operated McEachern’s Esso Service on the northeast corner of Bronte Street and Main Street? Kelly was well loved by the people of Milton for his kind heart and sense of humor. He never seemed to mind when his customers paid

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Anne MacArthur

Anne MacArthur

Anne J. MacArthur was a teacher for 36 years, a business woman and Milton’s only female Mayor. Anne entered politics in 1965 serving as Councillor, Deputy-Reeve, Reeve, Warden and Milton Mayor. She always worked hard on behalf of her students and constituents. She was a strong advocate to stop defacing

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Next Meeting: March 17, 2016

When: Thursday, March 17th Time: 8:00 pm Where: Waldie Blacksmith Shop, 16 James Detail: The Art of Charles Wm. Jeffery Rev. Bob Brownlie will be talking about “The Art of  Charles Wm. Jeffery”, a historical illustrator, impressionist of landscapes in particular of Western Canada.

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Family Day 2016 at the Milton Historical Society, Monday Feb. 15th

NEXT EVENT When: Monday, February 15th Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Where: Waldie Blacksmith Shop, 16 James Street, Milton Details: Family Day 2016 The Milton Historical Society will be open from 10 am to 2 pm offering children’s activities which will include – games, crafts and displays.  We invite you to please

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February 2016 Meeting: Remembering Milton

When: Thursday, February 18th Time: 8:00 pm Where: Waldie Blacksmith Shop, 16 James Details: Remembering Milton Places, People and Events through slides presented by Gloria Brown, Bruce Carlin and Marsha Waldie. Join us for a delightful evening of remembering and in some cases guessing where or when these occurred in Milton’s past.  A great way to highlight

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Heritage at Risk: Downtown Historic Core

Town of Milton Condo Development Notification: The Town has sent out notification to the surrounding area regarding the condo application which has now been submitted. This development is proposed for The Downtown Core of old Milton on Main Street and will cover part of Mill Street as well. NOTE: nothing

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2016 Executive of the Milton Historical Society

The following were elected as the 2016 Members of the Executive of the Milton Historical Society at the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday January 12, 2016, or appointed as a Coordinator. For the Year 2016 “Executive & Coordinators“: President:   Mandy Sedgwick Secretary:  Karin Tomosky Chambers Treasurer:  Susan Paul House

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January Meeting Reminder

Join us for the Milton Historical Society annual meeting at the Carriage room of the Waldie Blacksmith shop at 8 PM on Thursday, Jan 21st.  We will hold our annual general meeting along with elections for the MHS executive and the successful candidates will be your representatives for 2016 so

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MHS 2016 Annual Meeting

When: Thursday, January 21st Time: 8:00 pm Where: Waldie Blacksmith Shop, 16 James Details: Annual Meeting 2016 This will be our Annual Meeting including the Election of our MHS Board of Directors for 2016.  All positions are open except Sect. and Tres. which still have another year mandate. The Program will be a

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