Union Cemetery is a Real Spot of Beauty

From: Oshawa Daily Reformer 30 June 1927 Oldest Section of Cemetery Grew up About Old Brick Church of Which the Rev. Robert H. Thornton, D.D., was Founder and Life Long Pastor – Board of Governors Now Handles Cemetery Affairs Union … Continue reading

White Bronze Markers in Union Cemetery

By Laura Suchan, Executive Director Most of the grave markers in Union Cemetery are made of marble or granite, however scattered throughout the cemetery grounds are distinct bluish grey monuments.  Although referred to as white bronze, the monuments were made … Continue reading

You Asked, We Answered – Union Cemetery

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement Throughout the summer, the Oshawa Museum has been offering guided tours of Union Cemetery, Oshawa’s largest cemetery.  We are grateful to our partners at Union Cemetery and the City of Oshawa for this collaboration.  The … Continue reading

Union Cemetery’s Mausoleum

This article originally appeared in The Oshawa Daily Times, August 11, 1928. It has been supplemented with contemporary images, taken by curator Melissa Cole in 2016 (unless otherwise noted). Like a beautiful chapel dedicated to sainted memories and undying affection, … Continue reading