Oakville Memories: Old & New
Sights & Sounds
George’s Square. Courtesy of Sheila Creighton. Visit her blog at www.imageryoflight.wordpress.com
George’s Square. Courtesy of Sheila Creighton. Visit her blog at www.imageryoflight.wordpress.com Details

Some sights and sounds in Oakville never change, while some never stay the same; nonetheless, they all make Oakville the community it has become. Many of the following sights and sounds may be familiar to you, while others may be unknown. Each one is an important piece of Oakville's past, and present.



Oakville Citizens' Band (1935-on) By William Dudley Hitchcox

Kerr Street (1930s) By Bob Hughes

Garage Signs (1930s) By Bob Hughes

View from the bridge (1940s) By Bob Hughes

The Post Office (1940s) By Bob Hughes

Guild's Bookstore (1940s) By Bob Hughes

What’s happening on Speers Road? (1970s & 80s) By Judy Wedeles

Where’s the snow gone? (1960s & 70s) By Judy Wedeles

Our town's sounds have changed (60s on) By Judy Wedeles

Development swallowing Oakville's rural sections (80s) By Judy Wedeles

Memorial Park Pool Filled with Memories (60s) By Judy Wedeles

Tinker’s bell a dreamy sound of summer (60s on) By Judy Wedeles

Fairs heralded beginning of summer (1960s & 70s) By Judy Wedeles

Oakville elephant was memorable sight (1960s & 70s) By Judy Wedeles

The night sky is still a mystery (60s) By Judy Wedeles

Oakville Sights & Sounds Then and Now (1900s) By William Davis

The Oak tree that could (2006) By Joyce Burnell

Oakville goes to the Ex (1985) The Oakville Beaver

The ghosts of Oakville and beyond... (1900s) By Sylvia Drachenberg and Kathryn Rydren

British Army Bugle (1940s) By Bob Hughes

Teen Town Orchestra (1946) By Bob Hughes

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