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Table of Contents for 2008 issues

March 2008, issue no. 18
The Hatton families of Sydenham by Viola C. Bothwell.
Passenger pigeons by Andrew Armitage.
Meeting highlights October 17, 2007 History of Chalmers and Knox Church by Janet Iles.
My search for the girl with the blue eyes by Susan Schank.
Grey Roots - The schoolhouse project by Pat Farrar.
Member news.
Ode to Kemble Women's Institute (poem) by Helen Sinclair.
Writing entrance exams in Owen Sound a nightmare from the Owen Sound Sun-Times August 15, 1949 story by Grace Luckhart.

July 2008, issue no. 19
The President's page by Tom Cole
Legend of Jesse James in Grey County by Andrew Armitage
Archives finding aids - online now
Tales of the rails - stories from our past by Al Morrow
I rode the freights by Watson Richards (reprint from Grey County Historical Society's 1989 Year Book)
A treasured chest by Paula Niall
Grey Roots - a digital archives project "For home and country: The Women's Institutes of Grey County" by Trevor Parsons
Tracing your family tree gets a boost at Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Nellie McClung by Janet Iles
Letters - Family tree quest takes interesting turns by Marcia Earl. -- Agnes Macphail & Walter Harris by Fraser McKee. -- The Craigleith Heritage Centre by Paula Niall. -- Going batty at South Grey Museum by Laura Camilleri. -- Emancipation picnic August 2 - Harrison Park by Paula Niall
G.C.H.S. member news. -- Sharing our history
G.C.H.S. meetings -- January 20, 2008 Markdale - The Rise and demise of the railroads of Grey County reviewed by C.B. -- March 19, 2008 Markdale - 150 years of Grey County newspapers reviewed by C. B. -- April 16, 2008 Desboro - The churches and pioneers of Sullivan Township reviewed by P.N. -- May 21, 2008 - Keady - Annual dinner reviewed by P.N. -- June 18, 2008 - Meaford - A tour of the 1876 Christ Church reviewed by Joyce Robinson
G.C.H.S. forthcoming meetings
Owen Sound's last shipyard - Russel Brothers Ltd. of Owen Sound by Steve Briggs
South Grey Museum - special events & programs
Glimpses of 150 years of agricultural societies and fairs in South-east Grey County by Sheila Thibaudeau Lambrinos

November 2008, issue no. 20
President's Page by Tom Cole
Viva Historica
Osler Castle by Andrew Armitage
Canon Balls
All aboard! by Marc Huminilowycz
A postscript to the above by Paula Niall
News from the Craigleith Depot
C.G.H.S. meetings - July 16, 2008 Annual Pot luck picnic - The archaeology of Tutankhamun reviewed by Joyce Robinson -- August 20, 2008 - Moreston Village and the More Estate by Paula Niall. --September 17, 2008 - Christianity comes to the Queen's Bush - Early churches reviewed by Joyce Robinson. -- October 15, 2008 - The Gordon family of Grey County reviewed by Joyce Robinson.
Rededication of the Nellie McClung Heritage Plaque reviewed by Paula Niall
A short sketch of Nellie McClung's life by Paula Niall
GCHS at fairs and markets
G.C.H.S. forthcoming meetings
G.C.H.S. member news
Owen Sound museums upcoming events
An historic adventure by Paula Niall
A new naval book by GCHS member Fraser McKee
The Marl Lakes by Al Morrow
Owen Sound - the railroad that never was and he little trolley cars that couldn't by Orris M. Hull
Coming events at Grey Roots

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