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Ontario group backs saving town landmark 
Text  "Ontario group backs saving town landmark," Oakville Journal Record, 2 Jan 1973  The Architectural Conservatory of Ontario adds the preservation of Oakville's Erchless Estate to this list of projects.
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Town backs 5-point plan to save Chisholm Estate 
Text  "Town backs 5-point plan to save Chisholm Estate," Daily Journal Record, 18 Jul 1992  The Oakville Historical Society recommends 5 steps for a special committee to put into action in order to preserve the Chisholm Estate.
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Town has 3 weeks to act on Chisholm estate 
Text  Michael Shapcott, Town has 3 weeks to act on Chisholm estate, "Town has 3 weeks to act on Chisholm estate," Oakville Journal Record, 13 Apr 1977  The town council has 3 weeks to make an offer on the Erchless Estate before the property owner puts it up onto the open market.
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Col. Chisholm's home will be renovated at a cost of about $1 million 
Text  Ian Todd, Col. Chisholm's home will be renovated at a cost of about $1 million, "Col. Chisholm's home will be renovated at a cost of about $1 million," Oakville Journal Record, 1 Aug 1980  The renovation of the Erchless Estate is expected to span 8 years and cost taxpayer's $1 million.
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Erchless master plan to determine future 
Text  "Erchless master plan to determine future," Oakville Journal Record, 5 Jul 1978  Town council agrees to $33,500 master plan, which will develop a project outline for the Erchless restoration.
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Chisholm purchase approved 
Text  Cathy Hawkins, Chisholm purchase approved, "Chisholm purchase approved," Oakville Journal Record, 18 May 1977  Town council purchases the Chisholm estate and establishes a special committee to study possible uses.
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Mayor names special committee to study Chisholm site purchase 
Text  "Mayor names special committee to study Chisholm site purchase," Daily Journal Record, 2 Oct 1972  A five-member committee has been appointed to study the Erchless Estate land purchase proposal.
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Chisholm Estate vital landmark Oakville told 
TextImage  "Chisholm Estate vital landmark Oakville told," Oakville Journal Record, 17 Jul 1972  "The Chisholm Estate property on the east bank of Sixteen Creek harbor is the home of Oakville's founding family. During recent years the town has been urged to purchase the Navy Street South property and preserve it as a historical landmark, as well as a point of community identity. The following...
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Erchless 
TextImage  Laura Malis, Erchless, "Erchless," Oakville Journal Record, 21 Oct 1977  Images of Oakville's Erchless Estates.
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Chisholm estate: will it be preserved? 
TextImage  Bob Pennycook, Chisholm estate: will it be preserved?, "Chisholm estate: will it be preserved?," Oakville Beaver, 19 May 1976  "The placing of an historical designation on the entire Chisholm estate on Navy St. at the Oakville Harbor, could ring the death bell for the century-old house built by the founder of Oakville."
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Erchless tenants unaware of pending evictions 
Text  Lilian DiRisio, Erchless tenants unaware of pending evictions, "Erchless tenants unaware of pending evictions," Oakville Beaver, 31 Jul 1987  Erchless estate tenants only became aware of the town's plan to relocate them through an article in the Oakville Beaver.
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Plans for Chisholm estate revealed 
Text  Bryan Hunt, Plans for Chisholm estate revealed, "Plans for Chisholm estate revealed," Oakville Beaver, 23 Feb 1978  "The Oakville Historical Society have presented a $100,000-150,000 phased growth plan extending into 1990 to develop the Chisholm Estate into a first class museum."
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Town must help Erchless tenants find new homes 
Text  "Town must help Erchless tenants find new homes," Oakville Beaver, 24 Jul 1987  "Before the town can proceed with the renovation work at the historic Erchless Estate, it must apply for an exemption from the Rental Housing Protection Act."
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Erchless restoration work will improve its appearance 
Text  "Erchless restoration work will improve its appearance," Oakville Beaver, 16 Jul 1980  The town will begin exterior reconstruction work on the Erchless Estate, despite the wait for ministry of culture and recreation funding.
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Historic gardens at Erchless 
Text  Kathy Yanchus, Historic gardens at Erchless, "Historic gardens at Erchless," Oakville Beaver, 19 Sep 1986  The restoration of the Erchless Estate landscape was as important as the building itself. It was designed to mimic the flowerbeds as they would have been in the mid 1920s.
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Town says 'no' to Erchless Estate revisions 
Text  Marianne Takacs, Town says 'no' to Erchless Estate revisions, "Town says 'no' to Erchless Estate revisions," Oakville Beaver, 22 Jun 1990  "A request by the Oakville Historical Society to revise the restoration plan for the Erchless Estate has been turned down by town council..."
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Erchless museum opening 
TextImage  Wilma Blokhuis, Erchless museum opening, "Erchless museum opening," Oakville Beaver, 19 Oct 1983  The Custom's House at Erchless set it's opening day after $1 million worth of restoration and seven years time.
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Society wants to restore estate 
TextImage  Bryan Hunt, Society wants to restore estate, "Society wants to restore estate," Oakville Beaver, 16 Nov 1977  The Oakville Historical Society offers to restore the home and use it as a museum.
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Town owns estate 
TextImage  "Town owns estate," Oakville Beaver, 9 Nov 1973  Mayor Harry Barrett takes possession of the Erchless Estate on behalf of the Town of Oakville.
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Erchless restoration tender 
TextImage  "Erchless restoration tender," Oakville Beaver, 6 Oct 1982  Town council accepts a bid for the first phase of Erchless restoration. Construction to shortly follow.
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Erchless Estate


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