Entries by Erin Samuell

Tattooing A Fad

Found in the Huron Digitized Newspapers You never know what curiosity you’ll discover when searching the Digitized Newspaper Collection.  Take this article on the tattooing craze in 1896 for example.  This article suggests that the recent boom in the tattoo industry has been brought about by an increase in railroad accidents leaving unidentified dead in […]

Two heads are better than one!

Did you know that the Museum has two two-headed calves in our collection?  Since the Museum’s earliest days these calves have been a crowd pleasing favourite among visitors – which one do you favour? The first calf, a female, was born on the farm of William McFadzean, near Walton in 1925 with two heads, two […]