Oakville Historical Society

Site: Front St - Lakeside Park

Service: Merrick Thomas Farm House Museum

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Record #: OAK3139 Last Full Update: 09 Apr 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameThomas House
Contact Information
Office Phone905-844-2695
E-Mailinformation@oakvillehistory.org
Websitewww.oakvillehistory.org
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactGeorge Chisholm, President, Oakville Historical Society; Email: georgechisholm@sympatico.ca
Alternate ContactSusan Wells, Vice President, Oakville Historical Society; Email: swells@cogeco.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameOakville Historical Society
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveGeorge Chisholm, President, Oakville Historical Society; Phone: 905-842-5385
FundingDonations
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
Hours1:30 pm-4 pm  
* Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day: Sat, Sun, holidays 
 
* July and August: Tue-Thu 
Areas ServedOakville
EligibilityNo restrictions
LanguagesEnglish
FeesDonation ; None
Site Information
Located In CommunityOld Oakville
Address & Map
Lakeside Park
144 Front St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Y5
 
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionLakeshore Rd and Navy St
Mailing Addressc/o Oakville Historical Society 
110 King Street St 
Oakville, ON L6J 1B1
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesHistoric Preservation ; Museums
Other Details
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