Greenwood, Durham Regional Municipality, Ontario

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Greenwood is located in Ontario
Location of Greenwood in Ontario

Greenwood is a small rural hamlet within the City of Pickering in Ontario.

Originally known as Norwood, in 1852 the community was renamed after Frederick Green from March, Cambridgeshire, England, who had bought a mill here.

As a young boy John Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada, attended Greenwood School where his father briefly taught.[1]

The Pickering Village Museum is located on 6th Concession Road in Greenwood. This is the largest history museum in Durham Region with 18 heritage buildings.


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Coordinates: 43°55′37″N 79°03′58″W / 43.927°N 79.066°W / 43.927; -79.066