On May 12,1920, the Province of Ontario enacted a bill to incorporate the City of Owen Sound. The Town of Owen Sound instead became a city.
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.
A panels feature from the Grey Roots original exhibit, Pearls and Politics: Grey County's Women of Distinction, that highlights the service of women in politics from suffrage to the present.
Numbered streets and avenues have been in place in Owen Sound for well over 100 years, even before Owen Sound became a City.
The compelling story of a small town lady, Mary Williams Trout (1847 – 1922) of Meaford, is told through 26 of her personal diaries (from the Grey County Archives Collection), spanning from 1867 to
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.
The Roy Keys Collection consists of sermons, lectures, and a journal created by the late Reverend George Keys.
A very important collection, which chronicles the growth of a manufacturer in Canada over a 140-year period, is preserved, catalogued and available to the public for research and viewing at the Gre