Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Howard Gowland's Barn, 1942, After Weekend of Cyclonic Storms
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Over the weekend of July 17, 1942, torrential rains and immense winds damaged property around Milton, Georgetown, Bronte and Oakville. The barn of Howard Gowland was damaged as shown in this family photograph. A link to a newspaper article about the weather damage in the Halton Newspapers internet collection has been added for your further information.

Howard and his wife, Jackie, raised champion dairy cattle on their farm at 5133 Tremaine Road, Milton, Ontario. After winning many awards at the Milton and Toronto Agricultural Fairs, perhaps receiving the Master Breeder Shield in 1979 at the Holstein Association's annual meeting was the high point. A link to this newspaper article in Halton Newspapers has been added for your further information.
Inscriptions
Howard Gowlands barn July 17, 1942
Date Of Event
July 17, 1942
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
George Howard Gowland, 1918-2001, buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Milton, Ontario. Married Jacqueline (called Jackie) M. Fleetham in 1942.
Local identifier
TTACL0001028
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4514204627287 Longitude: -79.8332011160278
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
Howard Gowland's Barn, 1942, After Weekend of Cyclonic Storms
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
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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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Howard Gowland's Barn, 1942, After Weekend of Cyclonic Storms


Over the weekend of July 17, 1942, torrential rains and immense winds damaged property around Milton, Georgetown, Bronte and Oakville. The barn of Howard Gowland was damaged as shown in this family photograph. A link to a newspaper article about the weather damage in the Halton Newspapers internet collection has been added for your further information.

Howard and his wife, Jackie, raised champion dairy cattle on their farm at 5133 Tremaine Road, Milton, Ontario. After winning many awards at the Milton and Toronto Agricultural Fairs, perhaps receiving the Master Breeder Shield in 1979 at the Holstein Association's annual meeting was the high point. A link to this newspaper article in Halton Newspapers has been added for your further information.