Category Archives: Exhibits

30 People 30 Pieces Display – The People

In 1985, a group of dedicated Owen Sounders came together to create a museum in the old CNR station. In 2015, we celebrate their foresight, along with three decades of community support that brings us to the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre. 30 People 30 pieces is a unique exhibition that matches some of our founders and builders with our significant artefacts. – Exhibit opened – July 4 at 2 p.m.

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The Founders and Builders
#1 Peter Bowers

#2 Wayne Brown
#3 Marg and Don Capel
#4 Ken Carr
#5 Syd Jackson
#6 Daphne Johnson
#7 Donald McKay
#8 Betty Moran
#9 Paula Niall
#10 Murray Telford
#11 The Weaver Family
#12 Lloyd & Muriel Brannick
#13 Steve Briggs
#14 Scott Cameron
#15 Cliff Denny
#16 Izetta Fraser
#17 The Harrison Family
#18 Jim Henderson
#19 Wayne and Ken Hillyer
#20 Orris Hull
#21 Ross Kentner
#22 Wayne King
#23 Sean O’Donaghue
#24 Pat and Don Nicol
#25 Mary Smith
#26 Ken Thomson
#27 Ted Tizzard
#28 Owen Sound Transportation Company
#29 City of Owen Sound
#30 Residents of The City of Owen Sound (CWHC)

Be sure to visit the exhibit to see the artefact with which each founder or builder is paired. Some items are from private collections. Most are from the CWHC collection.

See examples of items on display Preview 1, Preview 2, Preview 3

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30 People 30 Pieces Display – Preview 3

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In 1985, a group of dedicated Owen Sounders came together to create a museum in the old CNR station. In 2015, we celebrate their foresight, along with three decades of community support that brings us to the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre. 30 People 30 pieces is a unique exhibition that matches some of our founders and builders with our significant artefacts. – Exhibit opened July 4, 2015 with a 2 p.m. ribbon cutting.

8 Betty Moran

#8 Betty Moran

Accession Number= 2003.017.001

Description= An Owen Sound ceramic collector’s plate that was owned and donated by Betty Moran. This small collector’s plate has a painted scene of the Owen Sound harbour on it. The original grain elevator on the east shore of the harbour can be seen in the background on the right side of the plate with railcars of a Canadian Pacific train visible below it.  Several buildings and docked boats can be seen throughout the painting.  “Owen Sound Harbour” reads across the bottom of the plate in black letters.

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30 People 30 Pieces Display – Preview 2

30 people exhibit logo

In 1985, a group of dedicated Owen Sounders came together to create a museum in the old CNR station. In 2015, we celebrate their foresight, along with three decades of community support that brings us to the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre. 30 People 30 pieces is a unique exhibition that matches some of our founders and builders with our significant artefacts. – Exhibit opened July 4, 2015 with a 2 p.m. ribbon cutting.

 

24 Nicol family

#24 Pat and Don Nicol

Accession Number=1994.019.002

Description=A photograph of Alexander Leslie.  This photo was donated by Don Nicol whose grandmother, Kate was the sister of Captain John Simpson.  The photo is a colourized black and white photo of the freighter Alexander Leslie in open water from a starboard view with the boat coloured teal.  Alexander Leslie was built in 1901 at Cleveland by the American Shipbuilding Co. and was originally the J. T. Hutchinson for the Pioneer Steamship Co. of Cleveland, Hutchinson & Co., Managers.  The boat was wrecked on Point Iroquois, Lake Superior, in the Great Storm of November 9, 1913.  She was then salvaged and later returned to service.  In 1920, she was extensively rebuilt and operated in the short-lived and unsuccessful Forest City Steamship Co. (Cleveland) fleet as H.A. ROCK for several years during the 1920s.

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30 People 30 Pieces Display – Preview 1

30 people exhibit logo

In 1985, a group of dedicated Owen Sounders came together to create a museum in the old CNR station. In 2015, we celebrate their foresight, along with three decades of community support that brings us to the Community Waterfront Heritage Centre. 30 People 30 pieces is a unique exhibition that matches some of our founders and builders with our significant artefacts. – Exhibit opened July 4, 2015 with the 2 p.m. ribbon cutting.

22 Wayne King

#22 Wayne King

Accession Number= 2009.005.004

Description= Authentic Canadian National Railway Conductor’s at,  last owned by Wayne King. It is a black hat with black visor. There is a gold strip on the bottom of hat band with 2 gold buttons at edge of visor (Canadian National Railways).  A Copper colored badge with CNR CONDUCTOR is visible in raised black letters. It is a size 6 7/8.

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