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Standing at the entrance to Lakeview Park is the old Henry homestead; a landmark in Oshawa. It was built 120 years ago; and after the Mackenzie rebellion; afforded shelter to some of the fugitives from the King's men. Twenty years ago it was purchased by R. S. and George McLaughlin; and presented to Oshawa. Since then it has attracted thousands of visitors; for it is furnished in the quaint style of the old days. Open in full size

Standing at the entrance to Lakeview Park is the old Henry homestead; a landmark in Oshawa. It was built 120 years ago; and after the Mackenzie rebellion; afforded shelter to some of the fugitives from the King's men. Twenty years ago it was purchased by R. S. and George McLaughlin; and presented to Oshawa. Since then it has attracted thousands of visitors; for it is furnished in the quaint style of the old days.

Picture, 1936, English

Standing at the entrance to Lakeview Park is the old Henry homestead; a landmark in Oshawa. It was built 120 years ago; and after the Mackenzie rebellion; afforded shelter to some of the fugitives from the King's men. Twenty years ago it was purchased by R. S. and George McLaughlin; and presented to Oshawa. Since then it has attracted thousands of visitors; for it is furnished in the quaint style of the old days.

Picture, 1936, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Historic - Misc

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0105248f