Positioning Canada’s Historic Gardens

Parkwood has embarked on a project to showcase Ontario’s historic gardens in 2012 – with the aim of promoting collaboration amongst these gardens and capitalizing on new tourism investment opportunities. As far as we know it’s the first venture of its kind, and it’s creating both real excitement and splitting headaches for us.  We believe […]

Artefact & Archival Donations to Parkwood

Parkwood does not solicit artefact or archival donations. However, once in a while there is a real gem among the several calls we receive in a week about a carriage found in a barn or a Parkwood Christmas card found at auction or even perhaps an early McLaughlin Canada Dry store front sign. Many of […]

Adelaide McLaughlin

When we discuss Adelaide McLaughlin, the image that ones mind conjures is like the photograph to the left. A grandmotherly figure, who was genteel, warm and full of class and decorum. Of course, Mrs. McLaughlin was all those things, but there is another side to her, one that many people do not think about while on […]