Find out about personalities who have shaped our fair County, or whom you may know, but may not know that they have Grey County connections. Please note: this list is not exhaustive - just a taste! For further details on a figure that interests you, click on the name.
(Tank at Clark's Homestead near Vail's Point PF212S1F2I31 photo)
Earl Grey Chapter members in costume to celebrate their 29th Anniversary.
(Grey Roots Archival Collection PF35).
The Original White Ribbon Campaign
As Owen Sound became increasingly known for drunkenness and rowdy behaviour, it is not surprising that Temperance societies within the city soon formed. One of the first was the Women’s Prohibition Society, organized in 1874. This society would later
Home Children were placed on farms here in Grey County. Bruce Shepperd a resident of Meaford, and his cousin Bruce Shepperd of London, shared information about their parents who were part of the Home Childre
In the early years of the telephone industry, there were many small local companies that sprang up to accommodate the desire of rural residents to be connected by telephone.
Esther Silverthorn McNaught
A Pioneer Woman of Indomitable Spirit - 1868-1928
This is the story of an extraordinary Canadian family, the John Frost Family, who in the early 1840s, discarded their comfortable, upper-middle class life in Bytown – now Ottawa – for the insecurity and uncertainty of life in the wilderness on western Georgian Bay.
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.
The Grey County Archives holds among its treasures the letters of Luella Euphemia Denton which describe her experiences as a nurse during World War I.