12 Noon - Potluck followed by the Programme
Bishop House, Owen Sound
Only members of the GCHS, have been invited to hold their Annual Pot Luck Summer Luncheon in a 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 current exhibits are listed on the Bishop House site
The Bishop family had four children, the third, becoming famous when King George V, at Buckingham Palace, presented “Billy” with the Victoria Cross, the Distinguished Service Order and the Military Cross 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 food to share and your dishes and utensils.
Coordinator: Paula Niall 519.372.0225
Location: 948 3rd Ave. West, Owen Sound
Central-Westside Church at the corner of 10th St. and 3rd Ave. West are providing parking for this occasion as on street parking is limited.