The history of Orangeism is very deep and complex. In order to fully understand it one would need to examine the entire history of Britain, Ireland and the Reformation. Orangeism as it is known tod
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
Home Children were placed on farms here in Grey County. Bruce Shepperd a resident of Meaford, and his cousi
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 –
Nellie Letitia Mooney was born on October 20, 1873 in Chatsworth, Ontario, a small village in Grey County, just south of Owen Sound.
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.
The story of a woman who finds herself in the middle of the Great War is told at the Grey County Archives. Luella Euphemia Denton volunteered her services as a nurse in the First World War.
As the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer 2015 begin to fade into memory and the cool crisp days of autumn take centre stage, it is once again time to celebrate our Irish Heritage and the much loved
In mid-November, Grey Roots Museum and Archives will present its winter/spring collections-based exhibition, I Made It Myself – Folk Art of Grey County.