275 Macdonald Road, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
275 Macdonald Road is part of the "Old Oakville" Town of Oakville Register of Designated Properties...Trafalgar Road Heritage Conservation District. It is located on PT Lot 5, BLK C, PL 35 as in 639022.

The Heritage Register estimates that the saltbox frame cottage was built in 1899.

The Parks Canada index card identifies the August 1972 owner as Mr. Strimas. The original owner surname was Williamson and Parks Canada says the house was built in 1856.

John Strimas was editor of the local, daily newspaper The Oakville Journal Record. (This newspaper had previously been named The Oakville Record Star.) In 1962, the paper was sold to the Toronto Star. Strimas went on to become a vice-president of Northern Telecom. Newspaper issues can be found in the Halinet newspaper collection, linked in this record.
Notes
In 1971-1972, Parks Canada photographed those buildings that were 100 or more years old. This Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings was a Centennial Project.

The Trafalgar Township Historical Society has worked with Parks Canada and Library and Archives Canada to find these photographs in the area of Trafalgar Township and the city of Oakville, Ontario. The collection will grow as we have time to collect and prepare the images.

The TTHS is also sending the images to the Town of Oakville Heritage Planners to increase local availability and to ensure local preservation.

Each TTHS internet record will show the back of the identifying information card first. This is to prevent any errors in reading the handwritten address held up on a clipboard for each address - we have noted that sometimes the address number is illegible or incorrect.

At the top of each TTHS record, you will find "pages" to click on to view the contact sheet side of the blue index card and three of the photographs.
Inscriptions
Coding on the front of the card: 06177002700275. Province is 06, Negative is 02002. NPC 464(9-701)7530-21-029-3938
Date Of Event
August 1972
Subject(s)
Local identifier
TTCIHB000929
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4530073829537 Longitude: -79.6766329020691
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
275 Macdonald Road, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972
Terms of Use
Acknowledgement to the work of Parks Canada. Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1970-1972, Trafalgar Township and Oakville, and of the Trafalgar Township Historical Society is required.
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email
WWW address

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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275 Macdonald Road, Oakville, Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings, 1972


275 Macdonald Road is part of the "Old Oakville" Town of Oakville Register of Designated Properties...Trafalgar Road Heritage Conservation District. It is located on PT Lot 5, BLK C, PL 35 as in 639022.

The Heritage Register estimates that the saltbox frame cottage was built in 1899.

The Parks Canada index card identifies the August 1972 owner as Mr. Strimas. The original owner surname was Williamson and Parks Canada says the house was built in 1856.

John Strimas was editor of the local, daily newspaper The Oakville Journal Record. (This newspaper had previously been named The Oakville Record Star.) In 1962, the paper was sold to the Toronto Star. Strimas went on to become a vice-president of Northern Telecom. Newspaper issues can be found in the Halinet newspaper collection, linked in this record.