Downtown Oakville’s Businesses: A Journey Through Time
Urquhart's Medical Hall
Interior of Urquhart's Medical Hall
Interior of Urquhart's Medical Hall Details


Urquhart’s Medical Hall (c. 1835) was located at 182 Lakeshore Road East. For a lengthy period of time, this store offered apothecary products, as well as medical and surgery services.


Oakville Medical Hall
Oakville Medical Hall Details
Cholera Epidemics Plagued Young Town
Cholera Epidemics Plagued Young Town Details

John Urquhart, the owner at the time, was one of the earliest fully-qualified doctors in Oakville. He was deemed a qualified doctor after attending to and treating cholera victims for two years after the severe outbreak.


Stained glass dedicated to John Urquhart
Stained glass dedicated to John Urquhart Details


As a tribute to his diligence and hard work, there is a stained glass window in Knox Presbyterian Church that is dedicated to John Urquhart and his wife.


Urquhart's Medical Hall, Current
Urquhart's Medical Hall, Current Details

This store is now a kitchen and housewares store, known as To Set a Table.


Urquhart's Medical Hall, Current
Urquhart's Medical Hall, Current Details

Information credited to: Town of Oakville Designated Buildings: Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act. Oakville, Ont.: Town of Oakville, 2000. Print.

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