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The Kennedy Story
The story of Scottish immigrant William Kennedy, who came to Canada in the early 1800s. By the end of the century, he had created a local industrial icon, William Kennedy & Sons Ltd.
Harbour History Ship-to-Shore [Permanent Exhibit ]
In the mid 1800’s, the Harbour was the only way to bring a large amount of goods into what is now Owen Sound. This city grew and became what it is as a result of the marine traffic in and out of our harbour.
A Blast From the Past [Permanent Exhibit ]
The Kennedy whistle at Wm. Kennedy and Sons Ltd. was once the unofficial timekeeper for much of the City of Owen Sound. Located prominently on the waterfront and with a workforce of close to 800 at one time, Kennedy's was...
The Caboose [Permanent Exhibit ]
The caboose proves to be a favourite attraction for "kids" of all ages.
Ferry Tales [Permanent Exhibit ]
In 1885, Owen Sound's marine history began as a terminal for ferry services. With the innovation and work of people such as William Henry Smith and John Tackaberry, Owen Sound soon became...
HMCS Owen Sound [Permanent Exhibit ]
The image that you see above is a model of the HMCS Owen Sound Flower Class Corvette. This model was built by Ken Douglas and Brian Bertosa. The model is a 1:72 scale model of the original. This article is...