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Saints & Sinners 2018

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Tickets available now! Saints & Sinners brings Moreston Heritage Village to life with the colourful history of Grey County during the prohibition & bootlegging era. On June 24, it’s time to find out: are you a Saint or a Sinner?

Summer KidsCamp

July 3rd, 2018 - August 24th, 2018
Grey Roots KidsCamp is an exciting way to spend your summer! We offer eight exciting weeks of activity-based programs inspired by our collections and visiting exhibits.

Ice Age Mammals

April 28th, 2018 - September 16th, 2018

Come explore our prehistoric world of mammoths, mastodons, and other giant mammals!

The Good People

May 10th, 2018 - October 13th, 2018

This exhibit presents the stories of the Anishinabe in a way that will give visitors a greater understanding of the spiritual beliefs that guide the lives of local First Nations People.

Nellie McClung Collection

Nellie Letitia Mooney was born on October 20, 1873 in Chatsworth, Ontario, a small village in Grey County, just south of Owen Sound. She was the daughter of John Mooney from Tipperary, Ireland, and his wife, Letitia McCurdy of Dundee, Scotland.

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Sinking of the Steamer Asia

Only 2 teenaged Survivors, the female survivor is from Sydenham Township, the ship left Owen Sound and Presque Isle before it sank, the tragedy inquest led to more safety consciousness for Great Lakes ship travel

Grey Battalions in the Great War

Beginning of the European War

Great Britain declared war against Germany on August 4, 1914. The Dominion of Canada was a colony of the British Empire. As such, Canada was also at war. Many Canadians, especially in Ontario, wanted to assist in the war effort.

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