It's now known as the Pinewood Centre for Addictions, but the stately, red-brick building on Centre Street South was once an orphanage for Oshawa's children. Here's the story of the Children's Shelter...
Category: Local History
Ever wondered how a school ended up in the Oshawa Centre parking lot?
Do you know the story of the unusual yellow brick building at the corner of Thornton and Adelaide?
Oshawa's church with a secret past...
It's given to the top student in each grade 8 class, but how much do you know about the woman behind the Fanny Hislop Award?
Childhood in Oshawa from the online collections from the RMG and OPL
Fire has now destroyed the one time home of Robert McLaughlin. To look back, here's the story behind the "other" McLaughlin house at 195 Simcoe Street North, we originally published in 2017.
What did Oshawa look like one hundred years ago? Explore the city's gracious past though these photos from the Thomas Bouckley Collection at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.
Did you know Simcoe Street once had a passenger railway?
What did wintertime in Oshawa look like 100 years ago? We turned to the photographs in the Thomas Bouckley Collection at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery to find out...