Tag: 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

As Canada celebrates it's 150th year, we approached staff at the Oshawa Museum for their favourite stories from Oshawa's long history. This is what Jennifer Weymark, Archivist, had to say:

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.