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Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Oshawa Historical Society February Speaker Series: To Cast a Reflection: The Henry Family Letters

Arts Resource Centre 45 Queen St., Oshawa, Ontario

In 2013, the Oshawa Museum received an amazing donation, hundreds of papers relating to Elder Thomas Henry, whose house makes up one third of the Oshawa Museum. The letters in this collection provide valuable insight into the Henry Family and the world around them.  Archivist Jennifer Weymark will share memorable stories, all of which culminated...

Oshawa Historical Society Presents: A Visit to Toronto’s First Post Office in 1834


Join Zoé Delguste-Cincotta, Curator of Toronto's First Post Office, for a virtual tour of of the Post Office in 1834 It is difficult for our 21st century selves to contemplate a time when handwriting was the only means of sending a thought any distance. When Toronto incorporated as a City in 1834, it was already...

Oshawa Historical Society: A History of Girl Guides in Oshawa


Join us for an overview of the long history of the Girl Guides in Oshawa Join us for an overview of the long history of the Girl Guides in Oshawa, exploring archival materials, including photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia. Presented by Nicole Adams, Local History Librarian at the Oshawa Public Library. The September Speaker Series is...

Oshawa Museum: Tea &Talk from Home – 19th Century Education in Oshawa


Returning to school will look a lot different for most kids this September. Can you picture how different it was in the 1800s though? On September 26 at 1 pm, join Visitor Host, Jill Passmore for the Oshawa Museum’s Tea & Talk from Home. This virtual lecture will explore the history of Oshawa's local schoolhouses...

Oshawa Historical Society & Oshawa Museum Local History Speaker Series

Oshawa Public Library McLaughlin Branch 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, Ontario

We are excited to start the 2023 Local History Speaker Series with a look at the history of newspapers in Oshawa. On Tuesday, January 17, at 6pm, Nicole Adams, Local History & Genealogy Librarian for the Oshawa Public Libraries will present Read all about it: A History of Newspapers in Oshawa. The Local History Speaker...