We are 55 years old! And still going strong.

The Guelph Historical Society was founded on 21 February 1961 and is an affiliate member of the Ontario Historical Society.

The objectives of the Society 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.
  • To cooperate with other historical societies and related organizations.