Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Palermo Blacksmith Shop, Interior, ca1965
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Shoeing a horse, Palermo. This is the first of nine photographs of the interior of the last blacksmith shop in Palermo, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. When the smith died in 1982, Wilbur Thomas Bartman called "Wib", the doors were locked and all remained as it was. The property was at 2478 Bronte Road. PT LT 31, CON 1 Trafalgar, SDS, PT 1, 20R19540 TOWN OF Oakville.

A link to the 2014 Town of Oakville Heritage Report for the property is in this record for further information.

Today, in 2020, the smithy has been demolished.

Notes
To view the other photographs of the interior, click on "Pages Select".

To view photographs of the exterior of the building, click on the link.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
TTHSACL00057c
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.43341 Longitude: -79.78293
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Palermo Blacksmith Shop, Interior, ca2009
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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Palermo Blacksmith Shop, Interior, ca1965


Shoeing a horse, Palermo. This is the first of nine photographs of the interior of the last blacksmith shop in Palermo, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. When the smith died in 1982, Wilbur Thomas Bartman called "Wib", the doors were locked and all remained as it was. The property was at 2478 Bronte Road. PT LT 31, CON 1 Trafalgar, SDS, PT 1, 20R19540 TOWN OF Oakville.

A link to the 2014 Town of Oakville Heritage Report for the property is in this record for further information.

Today, in 2020, the smithy has been demolished.