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Oakville's Lady of the Dance 
TextImage  January 5 1989  Memories of dance classes taken at Elizabeth Paterson's Oakville Ballet School.
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Our town's sounds have changed 
Text  March 9 1989  The sounds of Oakville's history explored through childhood memories.
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Plumber, Tinsmith at Hardware Store 
TextImageComments:    A short history of the Oakville hardware store started by James N. McGregor
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
This is the way Oakville looked more than 45 years ago 
TextImage    A train, on its way to the Canadian National Exhibition and the Chicago World's Fair, stopped in front of Oakville Motors, owned by A.J. Gurry for a promotional picture.
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
The Sale of Holyrood House 1996 
ImageText    A 2nd image of the house is included in this record, (see "Pages") as the house originally faced east and was turned to face west. The 3rd image is an undated newspaper clipping from an earlier sale of the house. The caption reads, "Historic Holyrood house is on sale for just $1 plus the price...
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"Ab has vivid memories of Oakville's past" written by Wilma Blokhuis, Oakville Beaver, September 17, 1975 
Text    This is the transcript of a newspaper article from the Oakville Beaver, September 17, 1975, written by Wilma Blokhuis. Full text of this newspaper is not online at time of writing this record so no link can be provided; only the transcription. There is no image with this record. In the...
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
OHDA members like fingerdock idea 
Text  Gord Kolle, OHDA members like fingerdock idea, "OHDA members like fingerdock idea," Daily Journal Record, 27 Feb 1986  Members of the Oakville Harbor Development Authority agreed with the jury's recommendation to install finger docks in Bronte Harbor. However, for this to be approved, it must be approved by the rest of the OHDA and the town council.
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Town harbors plan unveiled 
Text  Linda Jacobs, Town harbors plan unveiled, "Town harbors plan unveiled," Oakville Journal (Oakville, ON), 13 Feb 1974  The town reveils their plan for a $4.3 million plan to develop the Twelve and Sixteen Mile Creeks and their harbors.
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Town report endorses Waterfront Study plans 
Text  "Town report endorses Waterfront Study plans," Oakville Journal Record, 6 Jan 1975  The town council will discuss a report covering the Halton Wentworth Waterfront Study. The report covers the Waterfront, land development, and transportation facilities along the Twelve and Sixteen Mile Creeks.
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Council affirms policy on lakefront land 
Text  "Council affirms policy on lakefront land," Oakville Journal Record, 24 Oct 1975  The town's policy to acquire a 50-foot wide lakefront property from a local developer has been confirmed.
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Grant clears war for harbor dredging project 
Text  David Whitaker, Grant clears war for harbor dredging project, "Grant clears war for harbor dredging project," Oakville Journal Record, 25 Aug 1976  Work can begin on dredging in the Oakville harbors after a federal government grant.
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Shoreline plan to cost $10M 
Text  "Shoreline plan to cost $10M," Oakville Journal Record, 12 Jun 1981  A project to develop the Oakville waterfront and protect against erosion - focusing on Bronte and Oakville harbors.
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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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