Trafalgar Township Historical Society

“Recognizing, documenting, educating and celebrating the rich agricultural heritage of North Oakville,Trafalgar Township”

Membership

Trafalgar Township Historical Society preserves our local heritage by:

  • Scanning of photos & documents project
  • Advocating for the preservation of heritage buildings
  • Advocating to preserve heritage through plaques, street names, park names etc.
  • Restoration & continued use of Palermo Public School
  • Researching local houses and villages
  • Maintaining an archives at the schoolhouse
  • Providing guest speakers and our fall heritage fair.
  • Providing 3-4 newsletters a year

We would encourage you to support us in our work by joining us as a member.

Membership is $25 for an individual and $35 for a family.

Send completed membership form to:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Secretary, 200 Sawgrass Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6H 6M8

Open Archives

We host our Open House at the heritage Palermo School House. Check the calendar below for the next scheduled day.

Meet our archivist, search our archives, research township family history or just come to reminisce. You’ll never know who will show up with a fascinating new piece of local history.

Admission FREE but voluntary donations are welcome.

Upcoming Events

Nov
15
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
Jan
17
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
Feb
21
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
Mar
3
Tue
7:00 pm Guest Speaker (Mar) @ Palermo Schoolhouse
Guest Speaker (Mar) @ Palermo Schoolhouse
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Danielle Manning, Ontario Archives– A Century of Ontario Photograph
Mar
20
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Mar 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
Apr
17
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
May
5
Tue
7:00 pm Guest Speaker (May 2020) @ Palermo Schoolhouse
Guest Speaker (May 2020) @ Palermo Schoolhouse
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Strong– A History of Bronte
May
15
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.
Jun
19
Fri
1:30 pm Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Open Archives @ Palermo School House
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We host our Open Archives at the Palermo School House. We invite you to meet our archivist, explore our archives, research your Trafalgar Township ancestors, or just reminisce.