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.
In the early days of the village of Sydenham, now known as Owen Sound, 12 acres of land was required to create a public burying ground. A piece of crown land was given for the purpose.
One of the best parts of my job is conducting artefact research for specific exhibitions and upcoming events.
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.
Growing up in rural Osprey Township, Grey County, in the 1980s, and 1990s up until the arrival of dial-up Internet, our home shared a “party line” with our neighbours.
You have probably have heard about “distressed” furniture, but how about a piece of furniture that was accidentally shot? At Grey Roots we have a 19th-century butternut wood sideboard-style kitch
A charming little item at Grey Roots is turning 100 years old this year. It is a clear pressed glass rectangular container, with a colourful lithographed tin cover on it. The faux schoolhouse ha