Orangeism is intertwined with the history of Britain, Ireland and the Reformation and began to form in 1688, when James II came to the throne. One of his goals was to reestablish Roman Catholicism as the major religion in Britain. A coalition of English political parties was unhappy with this pla
For over one hundred years, summer and baseball have gone hand and hand in Grey County, with the first men’s baseball league organised by E.W. Bishop, circa 1882, in Owen Sound .
Every summer, Grey County’s past blossoms into vibrant colours in Moreston Heritage Village. Beginning in the pioneer Log Cabin, a journey through Moreston takes visitors on an adventure from the challenges of establishing a homestead in the thick forests of the 1850s, to the successful 1880s a
Since 2008 when the Heritage Fairs program, then Histor!ca Fair, started at Grey Roots over 2000 local Grey-Bruce students have participated in the program. That is an amazing number of students who took an interest in a topic from Canada’s past and turned it into a project.
As an adult, sometimes it’s hard to remember the feelings of joy and wonder you experienced as a child at Christmas time, when everything was magical and anything was possible.
My name is Aaron Sirota, and I’m here today at Grey Roots for the annual Take Your Kids to Work Day. I’ve been to KidsCamp for many summers and school visits. As my mom works at Grey Roots, I have known and visited Grey Roots for about 8 years.
For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Eric van Trigt and, as I write this, I am just about to complete my employment as a summer student in the maintenance department. Technically my title is Heritage Village Maintenance Assistant, but I really prefer to just be called the Handyman.
Moreston Heritage Village is open every summer through July and August, we hope to see you there!
Spoke & Bustle is one of the oldest special events formerly held at the Grey County Museum site and is happening once again at Grey Roots in Moreston Heritage Village, on August 9, 2014.
In the spring of 2011, Grey Roots was approached by Clive Morgan on behalf of the Bluewater Modellers, with a proposal to build a diorama (a three-dimensional miniature scene) representing the east side of the Owen Sound Harbour circa 1875.