Oakville Historical Society

Site: Oakville - Front St

Service: Merrick Thomas Farm House Museum

Record #: OAK3139
Last Full Update: 01 Jun 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-844-2695
E-Mail information@oakvillehistory.org
Website www.oakvillehistory.org/the-thomas-house.html
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram
Primary Contact George Chisholm, President, Oakville Historical Society; Phone: 289-838-6428; Email: gchisholm235@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator Mary Davidson, Oakville Historical Society; Phone: 905-842-6935; Email: mary.davidson2@bell.net
Contact Form www.oakvillehistory.org/contact.html

Agency Information

Established 1952
Funding Grants ; Donations
Elections Annual General Meeting March

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 including cooking at the open hearth

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

No application required

Languages English
Fees None ; Donations welcome

Site Information

Site Location Lakeside Park
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
144 Front St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Y5
View Google Map
Intersection Lakeshore Rd E 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

Agency Overview

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