Halton Images
Oakville 100 Celebration, 1857-1957


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
In 1957, the town of Oakville, Ontario celebrated the 100 years of its incorporation in 1857. From June 29th to July 6th, this centennial celebration included a parade, fair, music concerts, street decorations, crowning of Joan Fairfax (nee Eileen Pickup) as Miss Oakville Centennial, planting of an oak tree, a banquet and fireworks among other activities.

Teen Janet Lees is sitting in this photograph, the other young women have not been identified to us.
Date Of Event:
1957
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
TTOIMNK0033
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
Donor:
Michelle Knoll
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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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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Oakville 100 Celebration, 1857-1957


In 1957, the town of Oakville, Ontario celebrated the 100 years of its incorporation in 1857. From June 29th to July 6th, this centennial celebration included a parade, fair, music concerts, street decorations, crowning of Joan Fairfax (nee Eileen Pickup) as Miss Oakville Centennial, planting of an oak tree, a banquet and fireworks among other activities.

Teen Janet Lees is sitting in this photograph, the other young women have not been identified to us.