Oakville Images
The Worn Doorstep


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Located on Front Street, this property has been home to a variety of businesses. It was originally built as a paint factory during the 1870s. During the 1890s it was an electric generating plant and during the early 1920s a guest house. In 1925, Edith Brown purchased the property and opened a tea room called The Worn Doorstep. The name was taken from a World War I novel with the same name.
Date of Original:
ca 1925
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
TTOIRMS0005
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4434473497414 Longitude: -79.665470123291
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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The Worn Doorstep


Located on Front Street, this property has been home to a variety of businesses. It was originally built as a paint factory during the 1870s. During the 1890s it was an electric generating plant and during the early 1920s a guest house. In 1925, Edith Brown purchased the property and opened a tea room called The Worn Doorstep. The name was taken from a World War I novel with the same name.