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.
Category: Local History
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...
Do you know the story of the unusual yellow brick building at the corner of Thornton and Adelaide?
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...
A few of the many poignant and courageous tales from the men and women from Oshawa who served in WWI.
Ever wondered how a school ended up in the Oshawa Centre parking lot?
Explore the story of how College Hill got its name...
From prosperous Ellesmere Hall to Village Union Public School, we explore the history of 240 Simcoe Street in Oshawa.