2022 Annual Meeting


Vanishing Farmhouses

The historic farmhouses of Halton Hills (Esquesing Township) display a unique variety of size, architectural styles and building materials. However, they are quickly vanishing from our rural landscape. Some of the reasons for this are: • 100 to 200 years of weathering • inadequate heating, electrical, plumbing systems or insulation for the present or future needs • generational family owners moving away • situated on development lands allocated for future homes

We have attached a few photos below including their location and status.

If you have a photo of a local farmhouse with some supporting information send it to us and we can include it on this web site.

Bird house was located on east side of Trafalgar Rd. south of 15 Sideroad. Gone!
McIntyre house was located on west side of Regional Rd. 25 north of Acton, the site of a new industrial park. Gone!
Nixon house was located on south side of 10 Sideroad east of the 9th Line. Gone!
Marshall house is located on east side of 4th Line (Esquesing Line) south of 10 Sideroad. It is now a part of the Town of Milton. The land is being developed around the house. Future status unknown!
House #10677 is located on the east side of Trafalgar Road south of 10 Sideroad. It will soon be demolished to accommodate the widening of the road.
The Laidlaw house is located on the west side of Winston Churchill Blvd. north of Steeles Ave. It has been sold lately but is presently part of a working farm. Future status unknown!
Nurse house is located on the west side of Trafalgar Rd. south of 10 Sideroad. Future status unknown!
Alison house is located on the west side of the Eighth Line north of 10 Sideroad. Future status unknown!