Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Wednesday July 19 meeting at Bishop House

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. 

Summer Potluck Picnic at 1 p.m. Owen Sound

 Enjoy a potluck lunch in the spacious tent in the garden of Bishop House. 

A tour of the Museum and the viewing of the film, A Hero to Me, produced by Billy Bishop’s granddaughter and film producer, Diana Bishop will follow. The house was started in 1882 and completed in 1884. 

The Bishop family had four children, the third, becoming famous when King George V, at Buckingham Palace, presented “Billy” with the Victoria Cross, the DSO and the MC on the same afternoon in August 1917. The house is now Canada’s first National Historic Site in Grey County. It is filled with artifacts from both World Wars, family furnishings and personal artifacts and mementos of Billy Bishop and his family. 

 Bring your dishes, food to share and a lawn chair. 

Location: Bishop House: 948 3rd Ave. West, Owen Sound

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Visit Moreston Heritage Village at the June 21, 2017 meeting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Grey Roots   Georgian Bluffs 

We will begin our meeting in the theatre. We will then enjoy a private tour of Moreston Heritage Village. This is a chance to see the vintage vehicles on site, as well as, the 1923 American LaFrance Pumper Truck restoration project, and the Model T. Police Paddy Wagon project.

 Location: Grey Roots Museum & Archives  102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound