Category: Local History

The Oshawa Children’s Shelter

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...

Canada 150: Oshawa’s Story Part 2

To celebrate Canada's 150th year, we asked the Oshawa Museum to share their favourites stories or artifacts from Oshawa's past. Read the latest from Lisa Terech, Community Engagement:

The History of Adelaide House

As Oshawa's downtown core grew, few of the area's gracious mansions survived...except for one. From love lost to new beginnings, this is the tale of Adelaide House.