When deciding whether or not to offer a family heirloom to a local, provincial or national museum, many people think long and hard about the pros and cons of doing so. If something of great person
When a 19th-century low-post bedstead was offered to Grey Roots this year, and we heard about its tragic story, the Collections department at the museum took it into the collection without hesitati
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
On June 27, 2015 an exhibit entitled Arrivals and Departures: The CPR in Grey County opens at Grey Roots Museum & Archives.
When I am walking home from downtown in Owen Sound, I often pass a building that once produced a product I would never want to use, and yet I sometimes wish that I could hop into my time machine (w
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.
There is hardly a topic for conversation that can arouse greater division than politics. So it is, so it will be, and, apparently, so it has always been.
1851 Correspondence to George Snider, Crown Land Agent: Petition from Artemesia Township Black Settlers
Last November, the Archives was fortunate to receive an extensive collection of letters, donated by Bill Henry.
- year “1915” is on my mind today.
The F.T. Hill & Co.
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.