Stories

Sutton Journals

These two journals contain some of Nahneebahweequay’s draft writings on Indigenous rights. The books also served as farm ledgers, as well as containing the writing of William Sutton, brief observations, Bible passages, cures and recipes along with other miscellaneous entries.
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Peter L. Trout, Bighead River

Peter Trout lived at Trout Hollow in Bighead River near Meaford, Ontario. He worked at his family's sawmill and rake factory, which was owned by his older brother William Trout and Charles Jay.

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Northern Terminus

The goal of this annual Journal is to provide readers with information about the historical Black community of Grey County.
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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.

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Black History in Grey County

Black citizens have been a part of Grey County since the very first non-Indigenous settlers arrived in the northernmost part of the Queen's Bush.
Stephanie McMullen

A Backwoods Preacher

The Roy Keys Collection consists of sermons, lectures, and a journal created by the late Reverend George Keys.

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