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.
The year “1915” is on my mind today. A researcher enquired last week about what life was like locally for families sending their boys off to war during that year of the First World War.
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.
Something new to Grey Roots is a cross-stitch embroidery marking sampler, signed “Anna Gray 1853”. The natural linen ground has a basted and whipstitched hem, while the right edge is
There is an interesting story that must not be forgotten, and it is the one of Mrs.
My name is Aaron Sirota, and I’m here today at Grey Roots for the annual Take Your Kids to Work Day.
A photograph in the archival collection, hand-labeled “Haunted School” seems like a fitting image for this time of year. The school in the photograph is U.S.S. No.