Oakville Historical Society

Site: Front St - Lakeside Park

Service: Merrick Thomas Farm House Museum

Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Thomas House
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-2695
E-Mail information@oakvillehistory.org
Website www.oakvillehistory.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact George Chisholm, President, Oakville Historical Society; Email: georgechisholm@sympatico.ca
Alternate Contact Susan Wells, Vice President, Oakville Historical Society; Email: swells@cogeco.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name Oakville Historical Society
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive George Chisholm, President, Oakville Historical Society; Phone: 905-842-5385
Funding Donations
Service Information
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 heart * carding and spinning wool * preparing and drying fruit and herbs
Hours 1:30 pm-4 pm  
* Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day: Sat, Sun, holidays 
 
* Jul-Aug: Tue-Thu
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions
Languages English
Fees Donation ; None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville (Old Oakville)
Address & Map
Lakeside Park
144 Front St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Y5
 
View Google Map
Intersection Lakeshore Rd and Navy St
Mailing Address c/o Oakville Historical Society 
110 King Street St 
Oakville, ON L6J 1B1
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Historic Preservation ; Museums