Historian will reflect on 50 years of Halton Hills


Published December 18, 2023 at 11:07 am

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Halton Hills and the celebration will begin with some reflections.

On Jan. 10, Mark Rowe, archivist with the Esquesing Historical Society, will discuss the history of the Halton Hills as part of an ongoing lecture series leading up to the anniversary.

The lecture will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the John Elliot Theatre. Tickets are free for the vent but they must be ordered in advance.

Rowe will begin with a brief history of this land and its European settlement, then give an overview of the constituent parts of Halton Hills during its first 50 years.

Rowe is the author of several books, including Georgetown: Reflections of a Small Town, Acton: The History of Leathertown, and Glen Williams: An Oasis in the Credit Valley. His contributions to preserving local history and heritage have been recognized by the Town of Halton Hills, Halton Region, and with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Public reception at 6 p.m. featuring remarks from the mayor, entertainment, and light refreshments.

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