The Parkwood Estate in Oshawa
The Parkwood Estate in Oshawa. Click image to enlarge

Oshawa, Ontario – Parkwood, the home of GM of Canada founder Sam McLaughlin in Oshawa, Ontario, has announced special programs for March. The house, now a national historic site and public museum, has a full line-up of activities throughout the year to celebrate GM’s 100th anniversary.


On March 10 to 14, it will present Telling Tales: Tea in the One Hundred Acre Wood, which explores the Canadian connection to British author A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh stories. The event takes place in the greenhouse, where participants will enjoy tea and goodies and make crafts to take home. Starting times are noon and 2:30 p.m.; tickets are $15 per person and must be reserved in advance.


On Tuesdays through Sundays, tours are available throughout the 55-room mansion. Tours are $7 for adults, $5 for children and $16 for a family of four. The tours run 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and no reservations are required.


For more information, visit or call 905-433-4311.

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