Trafalgar Township Historical Society

Site: Oakville

Record #: OAK4409
Last Full Update: 03 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-257-6029 ext 101
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
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
  • able to scan historical photos of Trafalgar
  • 2000 photos available online
  • has published several historical booklets
  • a registered charity 

Rental Facility: 

  • available 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
  • 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

Trafalgar Family Heritage Day last Sat in Sep

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

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

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