Oakville 100 Celebration, 1857-1957
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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.