Lord Jellicoe’s 1931 Visit to Parkwood

As an early curatorial Christmas gift to our loyal followers, here is another Parkwood home movie uploaded. I love watching these and they are a primary resource gem for the historian.  They provide a wonderful glimpse at the life of the McLaughlins, a snapshot of history, but more importantly I like to watch them frame by […]

Parkwood Volunteer Outing 2011

For the past few years, Parkwood has recognised the work of our fantastic volunteers with an outing each December to other National Historic Sites in our part of Ontario. Yesterday we ventured to the Sharon Temple NHS and Leaskdale Manse NHS. The intrepid volunteers negotiated the mud and drizzle to venture through the Sharon Temple site, […]