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Sketches of the Scenic City
May, 2012 to October, 2012
As part of Canadian Spirit 2012, the exhibit features reproductions of stamps designed by Tom Thomson in 1914 for the Children’s Aid Society.
The Hindman Shipping Company
One of the longest operating privately owned shipping companies on the Great lakes, the Hindman Transportation Company and their fleet made Owen Sound’s harbour their home for over 39 years.
The CPR Fleet
July, 2010 to July, 2012
The Canadian Pacific Railway expanded into marine transportation in 1884 by adding three ships to those already sailing the Great Lakes. Owen Sound was the home port of the Canadian Pacific Railway fleet from 1885 to 1912.
Shipwrecks of Georgian Bay
April, 2005 to March, 2011
There are over one hundred wrecks in the waters of Georgian Bay alone. Looking out over Georgian Bay today, we can only imagine the many steamers and passenger ships that plied its waters and we can not even begin to...
Noahs of the North
April, 2003 to March, 2007
Although Noah may be the world's best known boat builder, Owen Sound has been home to several high quality craftsmen of its own.
Back on Track
May, 2001 to December, 2003
This exhibit highlights Owen Sound's rail history through three main themes: the history of the station, Owen Sound's railway history and communications on the railway. The scenic Owen Sound Harbour makes a fitting backdrop visible through the large...
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...
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.