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

Symbols on the Stones in Union Cemetery

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement This Sunday, the Oshawa Community Museum is excited to offer our Annual Union Cemetery Tour.  Oshawa largest cemetery is also the final resting place to a great number of its early settlers and community leaders. … Continue reading