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Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Site: Old Palermo One Room Schoolhouse

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-257-6029 ext 101
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Primary Contact Michelle Knoll, Chairperson; Phone: 905-257-6029 ext 101; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A society established to increase awareness and foster a desire to preserve the history of the Township
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - rental
Elections AGM Feb - seeking boardmembers
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The history of the older, agricultural communities of North Oakville is not very well acknowledged and with urban development on the formerly agricultural land north of Highway 5 (Dundas Street), the society believes now is an important time to capture and celebrate the history of the community and share it with new arrivals so the past will not be forgotten 
The Society has renovated the Palermo schoolhouse for community use and heritage education 
* annual Family Heritage Day  
* speaker series  
* archives  
* classroom visits 
* March Break program providing learning opportunity with a focus on local history 
* able to scan historical photos of Trafalgar  
* almost 1600 photos available online  
* has published several historical booklets  
* a registered charity 
Rental Facility:  
* year round  
* 1 room with capacity of 50  
* small functions and meetings  
* tables and chairs  
* renter must provide own caterer  
* liquor permit required  
* parking  
* small kitchen  
* coffee equipment
Hours * March Break programs 
* guest speakers second Tue of every other month at 7 pm 
* Open House and Archives every other month on the third Fri 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Dates * Trafalgar Family Heritage Day in Sep
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Membership - annual; individual and family
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Old Palermo One Room Schoolhouse
2431 Dundas St W
Oakville, ON L6M 4J3
View Google Map
Intersection Regional Rd 25 and Dundas St (Hwy 5)
Mailing Address c/o Michelle Knoll 
2200 Sawgrass Dr 
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
Physical Access Not Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Historic Preservation ; Meeting Space ; Museums & Historical Societies
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Historical Societies ; Meeting Space

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