MASSEY FAMILY HOME CHILDREN OF CANADA

MASSEY FAMILY HOME CHILDREN OF CANADA

MASSEY FAMILY HOME CHILDREN OF CANADA Albert (Bert) Scaife Massey – OMAH Collection By Fred Blair, OMAH History Committee In 1868, Anne Elizabeth Massey was born in Chelsea, London, England.  She was the daughter of George and Elizabeth Massey.  By 1891, the family...
Elmes Yelverton Steele and the Napoleonic Wars

Elmes Yelverton Steele and the Napoleonic Wars

By Fred Blair OMAH History Committee In 1798, Elmes Yelverton Steele joined the Royal Navy in England as an officer cadet.  In 1799, the British acquired intelligence that Napoleon had commissioned four Spanish vessels to transport over twelve million pounds sterling...
Music and Mocktails at the Museum

Music and Mocktails at the Museum

OMAH is hosting a unique new event that will bring emerging musicians to the museum for an evening of live entertainment and refreshing mocktails developed by mixologist and museum assistant Mikenna Richardson.  Music and Mocktails kicks off on Thursday, September 29,...
Remembering OPP Constable Willis Jacob

Remembering OPP Constable Willis Jacob

By Dave Osborne, OMAH Volunteer The bridge at Highway 12 South is dedicated to Constable Willis Jacob, who died in a fatal motor vehicle collision in 1958 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Constable Willis Jacob, age 35, a three-year veteran, reported to work as usual...