Welcome to the website of the Guelph Historical Association.
GHS Lecture Schedule, 20132014
October Marva Wisdom on the BME, British Methodist Episcopal Church
November Timothy McTague, grandson of Col. Charles McTague, Remembrance Day Lecture
December Lisa Cunningham on Guelph Public Library, to be held at Guelph Public Library, Main Branch
(No lecture in January)
February Kevin James, University of Guelph Scottish Studies Department, on Early Scottish Settlers
March Leslie James on John Kenneth Macalister
April Ken Edwards on Railway Stations in Wellington County
Details to follow.
All lectures are held on the first Tuesday of the month and commence at 7:30 pm; all lectures with the exception of that in December will be held in the hall of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church at Norfolk and Suffolk streets.
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.