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Travelling & Temporary Exhibits

Tenacious and Versatile - 150 years of Grey and Simcoe Foresters

Living up to their motto, Tenacious and Versatile, the Grey & Simcoe Foresters has remained a regiment tenacious in its determination to continue as a major unit in the order of battle, and versatile in its willingness and adaptability to take on new roles and challenges.

Exhibit closes December 31st 2016

Lecture Series

October 11, 7:30pm
The Grey & Simcoe Foresters, Celebrating 150 Years of History with Major John Fisher

October 18, 7:30pm
The Northwest Rebellion and the York-Simcoe Foresters -
with former MWO, Darcy Murray

November 15, 7:30pm
Telling the story of a G&S Forester of today as told by MWO Dean Henley

November 29, 7:30pm
A Canadian & Simcoe County Perspective on the WWI Battles of 1916: St. Eloi, Mt. Sorrel and The Somme with G&S Forester, Regimental Museum Associate, Steve Glover

 

Simcoe County and the War of 1812, a travelling exhibit from the Simcoe County Museum, funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage 1812 Commemoration Fund.

 

The Barn Raising Project

Huronia Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild in collaboration with the Simcoe County Museum. This travelling exhibit offered in collaboration with the Huronia Branch of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild commemorates our rural roots. Featuring barns, this colourful display of fibre art wall hangings is handcrafted using traditional rug hooking techniques.

Don’t forget to pick up the soft-covered exhibit book at the Simcoe County Museum Gift Shop for only $10.  To order a copy please call 705-728-3721 or email museum@simcoe.ca

Travel Schedule

SHOW EXTENDED UNTIL AUGUST 2017