Indigenous knowledge possessed by First Nations peoples comes from living on the lands and waters of their traditional territories. Join Dr. Victor Lytwyn in exploring this traditional way of life that has been passed down through generations. Our Annual General Meeting begins at… Continue Reading →
The latest issue of Historic Guelph is now available! Featuring stories about Guelph’s first building, the Priory, and the love story behind the inspiration for Lt.-Col. John McCrae’s famous poem “In Flanders Fields”. Read about the Great War through the… Continue Reading →
Join us December 5 at St. Andrew’s Church for Speaker David Mowat’s talk about The Klondike Gold Rush, 1892: A Canadian Story with Local Connections
Evenings in History Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm St. Andrew’s Church, Norfolk Street “True Stories of Love and Loss: The Rural Diary Archive Website” Dr. Catharine Wilson, Redelmeier Professor in Rural History, University of Guelph February 7, 2017… Continue Reading →
Learn more about the proud history of Guelph’s working class. Visit Bonnie Durtnall’s Labouring All Our Lives website.
The 2016 issue of Historic Guelph is coming soon! Featured articles celebrating In Flanders Fields 100th anniversary include: The McCrae Memorial Gardens and “In Splendid Chorus”: John McCrae’s Living Faith, and more. GHS members will receive their copy in the… Continue Reading →
Have you ever wondered about place names in Wellington or Halton counties? Join us for our Tuesday, April 5, 2016 presentation with John Macdonald. Learn about some of the people behind your favourite places? PS. Arthur Wellesley was the Duke… Continue Reading →
Guelph Historical Society membership has many benefits! First, you are “in the know” about upcoming events and opportunities to learn about Guelph’s rich and distinctive heritage. You also support our organization and the good work we do in the community… Continue Reading →