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 - David Knight - "Prolific Guelph based Historical Writer"
April 7, 2015 - Ken Edwards - "Trains"
As always, the time and location is at 7:30 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk Street in downtown Guelph.
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.