Welcome to the website of the Guelph Historical Society.
Speaker Series - Evenings with History
The Guelph Historical Society is pleased to announce its speakers for the upcoming 2014-2015 year:
October 7, 2014 - Bob Hohenadel - " The 160 Years of GCVI"
November 4, 2014 - Linda Granfield - "John McCrae and Solving the Mysteries of His Past"
December 2, 2014 - David Hennings - "Laura Secord"
February 3, 2015 - Millie Morton - "One Room Schools"
March 3, 2015 - Elysia DeLaurentis - "Seniors in the 1870's"
April 7, 2015 - Ken Edwards - "Trains"
May 5, 2015 - Speaker and Topic TBA.**
As always, the time and location is at 7:30 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk Street in downtown Guelph.
**Location of May 5, 2015 lecture will be Knox Presbyterian Church, 20 Quebec Street, Guelph at 7 30 p.m.
About the GHS
The Guelph Historical Society was founded on 21
February 1961 and is an affiliate member of the Ontario Historical Society. The
objectives of the GHS are: to encourage and stimulate interest in the history of
Guelph and its environs; to bring together individuals interested in the
research, preservation, promotion and advancement of the history of the area; to
hold meetings for the presentation and discussion of historical information
relating to the Guelph area; to publish books, articles, papers, etc. about the
history of Guelph; to identify local sites of historical interest; and to
cooperate with other historical societies and related organizations. The GHS is
based out of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.