Step back in time with these fascinating stories and images from Milton's past...

The Armoury

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the Armoury Building which was on Martin Street and was built in 1855 as the Presbyterian Church and later used as the Armoury, a

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James & William Freeman

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is of James and William Freeman with their faithful pets. They lived at 82 Charles Street with their parents Dr. Clarkson Freeman and Elizabeth Cobban.

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S.J. Robertson, Butcher

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a 1920’s photo of S. J. Robertson, Butcher, in Hornby Ontario with their delivery van. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Hornby School

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is a class photo from Hornby School in 1921. In the photo are: Teacher: M. Lindsay Back Row: E. Fisher, L. Wells, -, -, F.

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Ligny School

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is Ligny School in 1947. In this photo are: Teacher M. McMillian Back Row: G. Brown, F. Currie, R. Joyce, J Cardinal, G. Stark Front

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Omagh

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an aerial view of Omagh, Ontario in 2008. Omagh is located at Brittania Road and Fourth Line. Read more Take Me Back, Milton posts…

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Wakefield Road

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is an early photo taken which shows Wakefield Road, which runs off of Ontario Street, in approximately 1963 when homes were beginning to be built

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Higgins Garage

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton shows Dode McMullen and Fred Crowe standing in front of what was the Higgins Garage located next to our old Town Hall on Main Street.

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Pearl Street House

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is this home located at 372 Pearl Street which was built in 1878 by Thomas Conway. He was a machinist working for the Massey-Harris Co.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Centennial Parade

Milton Centennial Parade

Today’s #TakeMeBackMilton is the 1957 Milton Centennial Parade with students from Bruce Street Public School and teacher Ed Foster taking part. This photo was taken

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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

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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

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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

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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;

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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