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Oakville Historical Society

Site: Front St - Lakeside Park

Service: Merrick Thomas Farm House Museum

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-2695
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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Primary Contact George Chisholm, President; Email:
Alternate Contact Susan Wells, Vice President; Email:
Website Contact Form
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) An 1820's farm home with almost entirely original structure, furnished from the period 
* built in 1829 at the Thomas farm, west of Sixteen Mile Creek, and was moved to its current location in the mid-1950s 
* Oakville Historical Society volunteers engage in a variety of activities typical of pioneer farm living: * cooking at the open hearth
Hours 1:30 pm-4 pm  
* Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day: Sat, Sun, holidays 
* Jul-Aug: Tue-Thu, Sat, Sun, holidays 
* Sep Sundays only 
* during Doors Open Oakville
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None ; Donations welcome
Site Information
Site Location Old Oakville
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
144 Front St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Y5
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Intersection Lakeshore Rd and Navy St
Mailing Address c/o Oakville Historical Society 
110 King Street St 
Oakville, ON L6J 1B1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Historic Preservation ; Museums & Historical Societies
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Museums

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