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  • WWI Dog Tags
    WWI Dog Tags
    Object       Worn by A.C. MacMillan during WWI. To be worn at all times under the clothes. In the event of a soldier's death, the red tag would be removed for administrative purposes while the green tags would be left on the body for identification.
    Object     Worn by A.C. MacMillan during WWI. To be worn at all times under the clothes. In the event of a soldier's death, the red tag would be removed for administrative …
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  • A.C. MacMillan's WWI Decorations
    A.C. MacMillan's WWI Decorations
    Object       Farm Service Corps lapel badge (centre) was handed out to Ontario farmers who replaced men overseas. A.C. was originally assigned to the 248th battalion (sides). He was later assigned to the 3rd Canadian Division of the 58th Overseas Infantry Battalion (top).
    Object     Farm Service Corps lapel badge (centre) was handed out to Ontario farmers who replaced men overseas. A.C. was originally assigned to the 248th battalion (sides). He was later assigned to …
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  • WWI Artemesia Township Medal
    WWI Artemesia Township Medal
    Object       Medal given to A.C. MacMillan by the township of Artemesia on his return from WWI.
    Object     Medal given to A.C. MacMillan by the township of Artemesia on his return from WWI.
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  • Grey and Simcoe Foresters Badges
    Grey and Simcoe Foresters Badges
    Object       Lapel badges from the Grey and Simcoe Foresters regiment. Most likely from WWI.
    Object     Lapel badges from the Grey and Simcoe Foresters regiment. Most likely from WWI.
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  • The 147th Battalion Badges
    The 147th Battalion Badges
    Object       This was one of two units in the Canadian Expeditionary Force that recruited from Grey County, along with the 248th unit.
    Object     This was one of two units in the Canadian Expeditionary Force that recruited from Grey County, along with the 248th unit.
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  • WWI Helmet
    WWI Helmet
    Object       Worn by A.C. MacMillan.
    Object     Worn by A.C. MacMillan.
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  • WWI Shaving Kit
    WWI Shaving Kit
    Object       Used by A.C. MacMillan overseas during WWI.
    Object     Used by A.C. MacMillan overseas during WWI.
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  • WWI Pitcher Made from Shell
    WWI Pitcher Made from Shell
    Object       1915 pitcher made from an 84mm shell used in an 18-pounder field gun.
    Object     1915 pitcher made from an 84mm shell used in an 18-pounder field gun.
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  • Canadian Infantry Tunic
    Canadian Infantry Tunic
    Object       Red infantry tunic, Canadian Volunteer Militia 1870-1876.
    Object     Red infantry tunic, Canadian Volunteer Militia 1870-1876.
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  • Women's Med Core Jacket
    Women's Med Core Jacket
    Object       Belonged to May Askew who graduated from Aberdeen Hospital School of Nursing in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in 1937. During WWII Miss Askew served in Halifax, England, and Belgium; she retired from the army in 1967.
    Object     Belonged to May Askew who graduated from Aberdeen Hospital School of Nursing in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in 1937. During WWII Miss Askew served in Halifax, England, and Belgium; she …
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  • WWII Navy Signal Light
    WWII Navy Signal Light
    Object       Portable signal lantern. Black metal casing with wooden handle. Requires battery to operate. 5 different coloured filters on rotating disk.
    Object     Portable signal lantern. Black metal casing with wooden handle. Requires battery to operate. 5 different coloured filters on rotating disk.
    South Grey Museum
  • Lieutenant Governor Simcoe's Table Top Desk
    Lieutenant Governor Simcoe's Table Top Desk
    Object       This small desk is over two hundred years old. It shows the fine artistry of craftsmen in the early days of Upper Canada (Ontario). It was given to Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe, a British Officer sent to Canada to assist the settlement of a great influx of citizens loyal …
    Object     This small desk is over two hundred years old. It shows the fine artistry of craftsmen in the early days of Upper Canada (Ontario). It was given to Lieutenant Governor …
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  • Stewart Family Bible
    Stewart Family Bible
    Object       Family bible which belonged to Elma and Olga Stewart. Apart from being used for scripture, family bibles were also a record of all the births, deaths, and marriages in a family. This makes them very precious family heirlooms as well as important historical records. This particular book was also used …
    Object     Family bible which belonged to Elma and Olga Stewart. Apart from being used for scripture, family bibles were also a record of all the births, deaths, and marriages in a …
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  • Wax Cross
    Wax Cross
    Object       Belonged to Lavinia (Ferris) Wiley who was born in 1868 in Kimberly. She married Samuel Wiley (Mountain Sam) and they lived on the farm on top of Talisman Mountain. Lavinia is the grandmother of Elva (Wiley) Phillips and Helen (Wiley) Turner of Flesherton.
    Object     Belonged to Lavinia (Ferris) Wiley who was born in 1868 in Kimberly. She married Samuel Wiley (Mountain Sam) and they lived on the farm on top of Talisman Mountain. Lavinia …
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  • Native Cradle
    Native Cradle
    Object       This woven doll cradle was made by a First Nation Indian living along the Beaver River. It was bought by the Webers and given to their grandchild Wilda (Weber) Laurence in 1911.
    Object     This woven doll cradle was made by a First Nation Indian living along the Beaver River. It was bought by the Webers and given to their grandchild Wilda (Weber) Laurence …
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  • Late Paleo-Indian Projectile Points
    Late Paleo-Indian Projectile Points
    Object       The earliest known settlers of the Americas were in Southern Ontario during the final glacial episodes over 10,000 years ago, when the population of the entire province would have been 100-200.
    Object     The earliest known settlers of the Americas were in Southern Ontario during the final glacial episodes over 10,000 years ago, when the population of the entire province would have been …
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  • Early-Mid Archaic Projectile Points
    Early-Mid Archaic Projectile Points
    Object       Most of these are too wide and heavy to be arrowheads and were most likely used on atlatl darts or spears 4,000 - 9,000 years ago.
    Object     Most of these are too wide and heavy to be arrowheads and were most likely used on atlatl darts or spears 4,000 - 9,000 years ago.
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  • WWII Pamphlet
    WWII Pamphlet
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  • WWII Sugar Rationing Pamphlet
    WWII Sugar Rationing Pamphlet
    Object       "Wartime Sugar Savers" issued by Consumer Section-Marketing Service Dominion Department of Agriculture. Contains tips on how to ration sugar and use it more conservatively. The reverse side contains recipes.
    Object     "Wartime Sugar Savers" issued by Consumer Section-Marketing Service Dominion Department of Agriculture. Contains tips on how to ration sugar and use it more conservatively. The reverse side contains recipes.
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  • WWII Ration Stamp Book
    WWII Ration Stamp Book
    Object       Ration stamp booklet which belonged to nine year old Harvey Sutton of Puslinch, Ontario. Contains stamps used for purchasing foods that were deemed scarce such as meats, cheese, sugar, and coffee.
    Object     Ration stamp booklet which belonged to nine year old Harvey Sutton of Puslinch, Ontario. Contains stamps used for purchasing foods that were deemed scarce such as meats, cheese, sugar, and …
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