Welcome to the website of the Guelph Historical Society.
The next talk (Evening with History) will be on Tuesday October 7, 2014 in the hall of St. Andrew's Church starting at 7:30pm.
GHS Bus Trip to Goderich
Saturday May 10, 2014 - Click here for information
Contact John Parkyn for more information or to book a seat: email@example.com; tel: 519-824-0564.
(see full schedule)
All lectures are held on the first Tuesday of the month and commence at 7:30
pm; all lectures are held in the hall of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at
Norfolk and Suffolk streets.
Other significant dates in April-May 2014
Wednesday April 2, 2014: Gil Stelter's illustrated talk on John Galt, as part of
Third Age Learning Guelph's AGM; at the Arboretum, starting at 10am. GHS members
are welcome. Click this link for details.
Friday April 11, 2014: On this date in 1839 - 175 years ago -John Galt died in Greenock, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Wednesday April 23, 2014: On this date in 1827 - 187 years ago - John Galt founded Guelph.
Friday May 2, 2014: On this date in 1779 - 235 years ago - John Galt was born in Irvine, Ayrshire Scotland.
Monday May 5, 2014: Official Opening of John Galt Public School
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.