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Location(s): Oakville   Item type(s):  Posters; Architectural drawings; Photographs; Postcards  
WWI Scrapbook - Hugh Salvin Calverley 

WWI Scrapbook - Hugh Salvin Calverley

text    This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Hugh Calverley's (and his family's) experiences during World War I. As a young man, Hugh joined the Signal Corps, both his training and battlefield experiences being described. "The scrapbook is a handmade affair with odd pages, odd paper, bits of...

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

Entrance to Erchless Estate 

Entrance to Erchless Estate

image   Postcard of the entrance to Erchless Estate, young boy that is visible could possibly be Montgomery HartThe back reads: "Hornby, Ont. Aug. 16 ?? Dear Florence, Just a line to let you know I am having a swell time. We have had a terrible thunderstorm here today & it has turned out swell after it....

Oakville Museum

Colborne Street East, Oakville, Ont.: postcard. 

Colborne Street East, Oakville, Ont.: postcard.

image 1914?  Now Lakeshore Road East. Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville is the church building on the main street.

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Town Park, Oakville, Ont., Canada 

Town Park, Oakville, Ont., Canada

image 1913?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Colborne Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada 

Colborne Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

image 1951?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ont. 

Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ont.

image 1907?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Colborne Street looking north east, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. 

Colborne Street looking north east, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

image 1960s?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Harbour, Oakville, Ont. 

Harbour, Oakville, Ont.

image 1928?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

English Church, Oakville, Ont., Canada. 

English Church, Oakville, Ont., Canada.

image 1920s?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Main Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. 

Main Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

image 1946?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

The harbor, Oakville. 

The harbor, Oakville.

image 1906?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

The bridge, Grand Trunk Railway, Oakville, Ont. 

The bridge, Grand Trunk Railway, Oakville, Ont.

image 1905?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Ford of Canada, Oakville, Ontario. 

Ford of Canada, Oakville, Ontario.

image 1950s?  Note on back: All models and styles of Ford and Mercury cars and trucks are assembled in this plant. Covering 38 1/2 acres, the main plant is the largest industrial building under one roof in the Commonwealth.

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Lakeside park, Oakville, Ont. by J.R.D. 

Lakeside park, Oakville, Ont. by J.R.D.

image 1958?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Queen Elizabeth Motel, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. 

Queen Elizabeth Motel, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

image 1950s?  Queen Elizabeth Motel is located on the Queen Elizabeth Way at the Oakville Interchange. 70 beautifully-finished rooms. Tile baths, showers, wall-to-wall broadloom, T.V., Air-Conditioning, phones, Banquet and convention facilities for 220. Phone Victor, 5-1655, write Box 66, Oakville, Ontario,...

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Methodist Church, Oakville, Ont., Canada. 

Methodist Church, Oakville, Ont., Canada.

imagemystery 1920s?  This church became St. John's United Church in 1925 after the formation of the United Church of Canada from a union of Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches. Many members of Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, including the minister, left to join the new United church.

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Queen Elizabeth Highway and Bridge, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. 

Queen Elizabeth Highway and Bridge, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

imagecommentmystery 1940s?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Relaxing in the sun is wonderful. 

Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Relaxing in the sun is wonderful.

imagecommentmystery 1950s?  

Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville

Hotel Gibson 

Hotel Gibson

image   Postcard of the Hotel Gibson

Oakville Public Library

Postcard of Old Oakville Post Office 

Postcard of Old Oakville Post Office

image   

Oakville Public Library

Postcard of Ward Log House 

Postcard of Ward Log House

image   

Oakville Public Library

High Level Bridge 

High Level Bridge

image   An early version of the Middle Road bridge over 16-Mile Creek, later to be replaced by the QEW bridge in 1939 which maintained the graceful arch design.

Oakville Public Library

The Customs House of Oakville Museums 

The Customs House of Oakville Museums

image   Reverse-Oakville's historic Customs House, a two-storey building in classical design, was built by Robert Kerr Chisholm in 1856, just east of "Erchless" the Chisholm family home. His father, Oakville founder William Chisholm, served as first Collector of Customs for this thriving Port of Entry on...

Oakville Public Library

The Old Mills Ruins 

The Old Mills Ruins

image 1930s,   The name of the (Speers-Cornwall) Old Mill Bridge.

Oakville Public Library
Town of Oakville

Postcard of Lusk Hall 

Postcard of Lusk Hall

image   "Lusk Hall" of the Methodist Church, Oakville, Ont. Text reads: Cornerstone laid July 11, 1923. Dedicated Nov 18, 1923. Named in memory of the late Dr. C.H. Lusk. Dimensions 71 x 80 ft. 14 class rooms, 4 club rooms, ladies' parlor, primary department, board room, gymnasium, kitchen,...

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Postcard Showing the Town Park, Oakville. 

Postcard Showing the Town Park, Oakville.

image   Text on the back (in places difficult to make out) reads: Sunday afternoon. Just as I am writing this 2 fellows have been bathing out here were (sic) the x is & one went down. So the other went & dived down to get him he could not get him the first time. He dived a second time & saw him so...

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Harbour Scene, Oakville Ontario 

Harbour Scene, Oakville Ontario

image   This image of the Oakville Harbour likely shows the old bridge across Lakeshore Rd. (Originally Colborne St.), however this is not confirmed.

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Grank Trunk Depot 

Grank Trunk Depot

image   A postcard depicting the Grank Trunk Depot in Oakville.Grand Trunk Depot, Oakville, Ontario

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Hog's Back 

Hog's Back

image   Hog's Back, Oakville, Ont.
43.45242, -79.690704 43.45242 -79.690704

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Postcard: Radial Bridge and Public School, Oakville, Ont., Canada 

Postcard: Radial Bridge and Public School, Oakville, Ont., Canada

image   A postcard depicting the Radial bridge in Oakville. Note the misprint in the spelling of Radial. The Hamilton Radial Railway operated between Hamilton and Oakville and the tracks ran along what is now Rebecca Street. The Anderson Bridge replaced the Radial bridge in the early 1960s. The school...

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

The Radial Bridge, Oakville, Ontario 

The Radial Bridge, Oakville, Ontario

image   A postcard illustrating the Radial Bridge in Oakville. The Hamilton Radial Railway operated between Hamilton and Oakville and the tracks ran along what is now Rebecca Street. The Anderson Bridge replaced the Radial bridge in the early 1960s. The headquarters building on Randall Street still...

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

The New Electric Railway Bridge 

The New Electric Railway Bridge

image   The New Electric Railway Bridge, Oakville, Ont.

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Water Sports 

Water Sports

image   A postcard depicting the annual water sports held along the Sixteen in Oakville. Events included: canoe races, canoe tilting, and walking the greasy pole as seen in this photo.Water Sports, West Pier, Oakville This is a very pretty town. I am sure the sketching will be good here. Wish you could...

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

West Pier Harbor Grove 

West Pier Harbor Grove

image   Harbour Grove, also known as Lewis Grove and Chisholm's Grove was a popular picnic area for those boating along the shoreline upon the White Star, operated by the Oakville Navigation Company. It featured a pavilion and refreshments booths as well as a large area for games.

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

The Aquatic Club House 

The Aquatic Club House

image   The Aquatic Club House was located at the foot of William Street. It was home to the Oakville Club which was formed in 1908 from a previously established Aquatic Club.
43.4422, -79.669075 43.4422 -79.669075

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Lakeside Park, Oakville 

Lakeside Park, Oakville

image   
43.442295, -79.666115 43.442295 -79.666115

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Mount Vernon 

Mount Vernon

image   Mount Vernon was built in the 1890s as a summer home for John A. Chisholm and family, residents of New York State. The three storey clapboard house overlooked Lakeside park. It was tragicially destroyed by fire in December of 1928.
43.442947, -79.6665 43.442947 -79.6665

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Rosebank, Oakville 

Rosebank, Oakville

image ca 1950s,   

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Pumping Station and Reservoir 

Pumping Station and Reservoir

image ca 1913,   Between 1908 and 1909 a water system was installed thourgh Oakville. The reservoir was built near the lake between Kerr Street and Wilson Street. This allowed for the organization of fire department services.
43.438213, -79.670105 43.438213 -79.670105

Trafalgar Township Historical Society

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