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.
“And the night shall be filled with music,
And the cares that infest the day
Shall fold their tents like the Arabs,
And silently steal away.”
Saints & Sinners A Spirited History of Alcohol in Grey County is a story that needed to be told.
On June 7th, Grey Roots Museum & Archives hosted the annual Ontario Handspinning Seminar. As part of this event, Grey Roots’ Collections Manager, Sim Salata, offered a presentation about the history of woollen mills in Grey County.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it. – John F. Kennedy
In 1969 Canada was a different place and we Canadians were different people.
“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics
Before we head downtown tonight to see the “Festival of Northern Lights” get switched on, it is interesting to contemplate the history of the electrical illumination of Owen Sound. If you are checking out the “Festival of Northern lights”, or are visiting the Farmer’s Market building sometime, t
The Tall Ships – 1812 Tour is coming to Owen Sound this week! With this exciting event on the horizon, it is a great time to look back at the anticipation for other big events in the area’s history which took place on the scenic waterfront.