Heritage and History

Information and resources to help you explore Oakville's story.

Indigenous culture

Honouring the Truth and Reconciliation process, the Town of Oakville is grateful to all of the Indigenous advisors involved in helping to guide us in the teachings and development of projects for the Town of Oakville.

Visit the Indigenous Culture and Community page to learn more.

Erchless Estate

Visit the Museum History page for an historical account of Erchless Estate and Oakville's founding family.

Heritage trails

Oakville's heritage trails unite all parts of the community and reflect our natural, human and built heritage. Our Heritage Trails page explores each information station located on the trail system.

Veteran's memorials

For information related to memorials are dedicated to those who served in the military, please visit the Veteran's Memorials page.

Cemetery history

For historical information on some of the cemeteries in Oakville, visit our Cemeteries page.

Heritage planning

Visit Heritage Planning for information on designated heritage properties and districts.

Sister cities

To learn about the connection of understanding, cooperation, friendship and economic development Oakville shares with our sister cities, visit the Sister Cities page.

Learn about your neighbourhood

Check the In My Neighbourhood page for information about the community that you live in.