Esquesing Historical Society AuthorityRecord

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Esquesing Historical Society AuthorityRecord

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We collect, preserve and publicize the history of Esquesing Township, Halton County, Ontario. We also have items from neighbouring townships of Trafalgar, Chinguacousy, Caledon, Erin, Eramosa and Nassageweya. Sometimes items related to an Esquesing citizen is from further afield. The communities we cover are Stewarttown, Georgetown, Acton, the Scotch Block, which included the villages of Mansewood, Peru and Speyside. Norval was known as McNabsville. Limehouse, Ashgrove, Terra Cotta, Glen Williams, Ballinafad, Milton Heights, Dublin, Churchill, Glen Lawson, Dolly Varden, Silver Creek, Hornby east and west, Whaley

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The Esquesing Historical Society was founded on 1 January, 1975 in Georgetown, Ontario, to collect, preserve, research, publish, educate and disseminate information about the history of the geographical township of Esquesing in Halton Region. The Esquesing Historical Society Archives were established in 1982 in cooperation with the Georgetown Branch of the Halton Hills Libraries at 9 Church Street, Georgetown.

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