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  • Repairing the Base of the Spillway, Fourteen Mile Creek at Dundas, October 2018
    Image       Although the base of the Creek spillway was rebuilt only two years ago when the entire street was revamped, the intense, short downpours we now experience require repairs and changes to handle the water flowing out of the dam pond under Dundas Street. At our last "Archives Open" of 2018, ...
    Image     Although the base of the Creek spillway was rebuilt only two years ago when the entire street was revamped, the intense, short downpours we now experience require repairs and changes ...
  • Coyne School, 1925
    ImageText       Coyne's School S.S. #9 - R.R. 1 May 11th, 25
    ImageText     Coyne's School S.S. #9 - R.R. 1 May 11th, 25
  • Painting the Shillum Barn, 1952-1954
    Image       Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, book citation in the Notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
    Image     Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, book citation in the Notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm ...
  • Shillum Dairy Farm, 1950's
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. They named their property Rosemar Farms. This photograph shows an old Department of Highways truck that was adapted for ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Shillum Farm Pond
    Image       Two photographs of the kids enjoying the newly built Shillum farm pond in 1954/1955. Click on "Pages" "Select" to see the 2nd image. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family ...
    Image     Two photographs of the kids enjoying the newly built Shillum farm pond in 1954/1955. Click on "Pages" "Select" to see the 2nd image. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 ...
  • Wayne Shillum As Roy Rogers, Early 1950's
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. There, on Rosemar Farms, they raised their three boys, Bob, Wayne and Brian. Robert Sr. was a sales representative ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Brian Shillum, Mrs. Taylor and Wayne Shillum, Early 1950's
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. There, on Rosemar Farms, they raised their three boys, Bob, Wayne and Brian. Robert Sr. was a sales representative ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Closeup of the Bulldozer for Digging Pond, Shillum Farm, 1953
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. In 1953, neighbour David (D.A.) Wendover, who ran a contracting and excavation business, dug a new pond and new ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Shillum Dairy Farm, Wayne and Brian Shillum with Bill and Mrs. Taylor
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. There, on "Rosemar Farms", they raised their three boys, Bob, Wayne and Brian. Robert Sr. was a sales representative ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Shillum Brothers With Pepper, Early 1950's
    Image       Oldest brother, Bob Shillum, holds the reins while middle son, Wayne, sits on Pepper. They are by the house on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. ...
    Image     Oldest brother, Bob Shillum, holds the reins while middle son, Wayne, sits on Pepper. They are by the house on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo. Rose ...
  • Digging the Shillum Farm Pond, 1953
    Image       Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. In 1953, neighbour David (D.A.) Wendover, who ran a contracting and excavation business, dug a new pond and new ...
    Image     Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in ...
  • Well Digging, Shillum Farm, 1953
    Image       Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, citation in the notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. ...
    Image     Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, citation in the notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on ...
  • S.S. #2 Palermo School Children, 1951
    Image       This photo is courtesy of Wayne Shillum. Wayne moved to Palermo with his family in 1950. His parents bought the farm at 3133 Burnhamthorpe West and their two older boys, Wayne and his older brother Bob, started school in the fall of 1950. They went to the one-room schoolhouse in ...
    Image     This photo is courtesy of Wayne Shillum. Wayne moved to Palermo with his family in 1950. His parents bought the farm at 3133 Burnhamthorpe West and their two older boys, ...
  • 1958 Palermo Public School Graduating Class
    Image       Back row, starting on left: Bruce Galbraith, Marilyn Woodley, Betty Lawrence (in polka dot shirt), Mary Lou and Maryanne Meridith, Denise Ryan (in black sweater), ?, Cornelius, ? Front row: Gerry ?, Wayne Shillum, Eddie Fox, Keith Baldwin, Murray Ballock, (possibly) Aslak Henrikson. The teacher is Principal Charlie Matheson. These ...
    Image     Back row, starting on left: Bruce Galbraith, Marilyn Woodley, Betty Lawrence (in polka dot shirt), Mary Lou and Maryanne Meridith, Denise Ryan (in black sweater), ?, Cornelius, ? Front row: ...
  • Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Winter_Spring
    TextImage       You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. The full text of all TTHS newsletters is OCR'd so searching will retrieve your search words if mentioned in any newsletter. Individual pages can each be viewed in PDF ...
    TextImage     You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. The full text of all TTHS newsletters is OCR'd ...
  • Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Summer
    Text       You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. Individual pages can each be viewed in PDF format by clicking on "Pages" "Select" at the top left of the record. The text is fully OCR'd, therefore all searches ...
    Text     You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. Individual pages can each be viewed in PDF format ...
  • Special Report of Palermo Sidewalk Commmissioners for 1910
    Image       Handwritten on the cover in pencil: Miss Book. Handwritten in ink on page 3 entitled "Cash Subscribed" after the donor identified as "A Friend" is the name, "Dr. Book".
    Image     Handwritten on the cover in pencil: Miss Book. Handwritten in ink on page 3 entitled "Cash Subscribed" after the donor identified as "A Friend" is the name, "Dr. Book".
  • Probate of Last Will and Testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854
    ImageText       The two page probate of the last will and testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854 with the first record image being the mailing envelope. As per the envelope, it was mailed to Mr. Jonathan Book, Palermo P.O. C.W. It was mailed at Hamilton in 1854. (C.W. stood for "Canada West".) ...
    ImageText     The two page probate of the last will and testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854 with the first record image being the mailing envelope. As per the envelope, it was ...
  • Envelope Sent from the Methodist Episcopal Parsonage in Palermo, Ontario, 1893-1895
    Image       If not called for in 10 days, RETURN TO REV. B. L. COHOE, Methodist Parsonage, PALERMO, - - ONTARIO, CANADA. Mrs. Hector O'Neill, Littleton, Colorado, U.S.A. Postmaster's stamp: PALERMO AU 5 '95 ONT. Stamp: CANADA POSTAGE 3 CENTS 3 Profile of Victoria.
    Image     If not called for in 10 days, RETURN TO REV. B. L. COHOE, Methodist Parsonage, PALERMO, - - ONTARIO, CANADA. Mrs. Hector O'Neill, Littleton, Colorado, U.S.A. Postmaster's stamp: PALERMO AU ...
  • Merton School To Fall Victim of "Progress", Closed June 1958
    Image       This is the written article from the full page clipping: "No Permanence Any More" Says Long-Time Resident. Another landmark of this area is soon to fall the victim of progress. Though the present Merton Public School building is only a replacement for the original building, its demolition to make way ...
    Image     This is the written article from the full page clipping: "No Permanence Any More" Says Long-Time Resident. Another landmark of this area is soon to fall the victim of progress. ...
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