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My Story, My Tattoo

October 20th, 2018 - January 19th, 2019

Tattoos are living images that reveal important stories about our residents, our community, and the tattoo phenomenon. This travelling exhibit features 32 thought-provoking images and stories about amazing tattoos. 

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.

Grey Roots

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.

Grey Roots