Folly or Fabulous Restoring an 1830s home – Oakville Historical Society Speakers’ Night

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

St. John's United Church


Shannon Kyles will be our speaker.  She is the founder of

Shannon Kyles has been teaching History of Architecture at Mohawk College for 25 years. She runs the website which illustrates various styles of historic buildings found in Ontario focusing on influences and architectural details.

Kyles also writes articles on historic architecture for Arabella magazine. She is the Architecture Correspondent for CBC’s Fresh Air. Some additional articles.

She took apart and restored an 1830s Regency Cottage.

Shannon’s approach is to popularize historic architecture. Make people appreciate their wonderful old buildings and they will be more likely to save them.

Her home is “A family’s little house in the Prairie style.”

You may visit her Facebook.

Light refreshments are offered near the end of the evening. There is also time to socialize and meet new people. Some speakers bring materials for sale, so please feel free to support them!
Entrance is FREE, but donations are much appreciated!
Our Speakers’ Nights are held from: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST
and takes place at St John’s United Church at Dunn and Randall in Oakville, Ontario
(Enter by the Randall St. entrance)
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