Constructed between 1825 and 1832 by the “Children of Peace,” the Sharon Temple has changed and evolved throughout the years, from a meeting place to raise funds for the poor, emphasizing the importance of charity, to its current life as museum and historic site. On September 18, join Megan Houston, Education and Outreach Co-ordinator for Sharon Temple National Historic Site as she discusses the history of Sharon Temple and the Children of Peace.
The Oshawa Historical Society’s September Speaker Series is taking place Tuesday, September 18 at 7PM. The Speaker Series will be held at the Arts Resource Centre, located at 45 Queen Street, Oshawa. Admission to the Oshawa Historical Society Speaker Series is $3 or FREE for members of the Oshawa Historical Society.
About the Oshawa Historical Society and the Oshawa Museum: The Oshawa Museum (OM) preserves and promotes awareness and appreciation of Oshawa’s history for the education, enrichment and enjoyment of a diverse audience. As the only community museum in Oshawa we take great pride in showcasing the history of our city from the earliest Indigenous inhabitants to present day. The OM is administered by the Oshawa Historical Society, a not for profit charitable institution, as an external agency of the City of Oshawa.
For more information about programming and events at the Oshawa Museum or through the Oshawa Historical Society please visit www.oshawahistoricalsociety.org
For more information and media inquiries please contact Lisa Terech, Community Engagement, at 905-436-7624, ext. 106.