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Grey Roots Museum & Archives

102599 Grey Road 18, RR 4, Owen Sound, Ontario  N4K 5N6 [map]
Telephone: 519-376-3690 or 1-877-GREY ROOTS (473-9766)
Email: info@greyroots.com
Website: http://greyroots.com

Directions

The museum is located south of Owen Sound, just west of Rockford. Take Highway 6/10 to Grey Road 18. Head west on Grey Road 18. The museum is between Inglis Falls Road and Concession 3. For more detailed directions, please visit the museum website.

Description

A Grey County Black History exhibit, From Slavery to Freedom, explores the importance of the Underground Railroad to fleeing slaves and the Black struggle to establish new lives as free persons. Other events such as the Emancipation Festival Art Show, the Black History Event and special Black History Month events, celebrate Grey County's link to the Underground Railroad. Built in 2004, Grey Roots Museum and Archives is a modern facility. Resources include: gift shop and washrooms.