Parkwood is an autobaron’s home of inspiration & innovation located in Oshawa, Ontario.

Visitor Experience Ambassador: Alanna’s Thoughts

Visitor Experience Ambassador, Alanna’s Thoughts For two months this summer I have been given the opportunity to work with Samantha as a Guest Experience Ambassador. This means I have to try look at Parkwood from the guest’s perspective rather than the tour guide. Imagine making that switch after working here for just over 5 years! […]

Curious Curator: July 1941, Cap Chat, Quebec

  Cap-Chat, Quebec was RS McLaughlin’s private fishing camp along the Gaspe Peninsula, a 39-mile stretch along a “salmon river”, which the McLaughlin Family frequented several times a year. It is documented that Cap-Chat was one of RSM’s most favoured locations, and this statement may be accurate, if one takes a look at the murals […]

Curious Curator: Framed Delft Tiles

Most can recognise a delft tile upon looking at one and generally understands its historic link with the Netherlands. That is almost a given with any of the typical blue and white pottery the world has come to identify as Delft. Many will also know that its inception was the Dutch answer to the craze […]