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

Curious Curator: Happy Birthday Royal Worcester China Service

Happy 100th Birthday to our Royal Worcester set in the collection! This set is often used on the Breakfast Room table at Parkwood, and we thought we would give it a centennial birthday treat by highlighting it with a blog entry. This hand painted enamel set, is from 1915. It is registered as 645537, pattern c897, […]

Curious Curator: The Moustache Cup

  One of the most popular artefacts within our collection is the moustache cup that is exhibited on the desk in the Library. The novelty behind its existence, the built in moustache shelf, delights all ages when our interpreters reference it, and is among a favoured treasure in our collection among our staff and volunteer […]

Sparks to Fly at Parkwood

Parkwood received a fund-matching grant from the National Cost-sharing Program for National Historic Sites, to assist with the replacement of the c. 1917 main electrical panel. This support is also related to 2017 (our 100th birthday and Canada’s 150th), and we look forward to starting the next 100 years in the best shape possible. An […]