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December 2018 Lecture

“Consumers in the Bush”:   Join Prof. Douglas McCalla to learn more about shopping in rural Upper Canada.  The typical General Store was much more than a place to buy flour.  Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at St. Andrews Church at 7:30… Continue Reading →

November 2018 Lecture

Beneath the Battlefields: A Hidden History of the First World War On the 100th anniversary of Armistice, our November lecture will focus on what was left behind in the tunnels by Canadian forces.    NOTE: Location change to St. James… Continue Reading →

April 2018 Lecture and AGM

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 →

December 2017 Lecture

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

Join us for our November meeting with Ron Bauman. Learn about collecting WWI memorabilia.  Guelph Museums has one of the best collections in Canada.  November 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrew’s Church on Norfolk Street.  Refreshments provided!

Coming October 4, 2016: British Home Children

Speaker John Jefkins presents:   British Home Children October 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian at 161 Norfolk St, Guelph, ON N1H 4J7 The story begins when Albert Jefkins arrived in Canada as an orphan on Sept…. Continue Reading →

“True Stories of Love and Loss”

  UPDATE:  MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER STORM WARNING Join us on March 1, 2016 for the next lecture in our Evenings With History series. St. Andrew’s Church, Norfolk Street at 7:30 pm  “True Stories of Love and Loss: The Rural… Continue Reading →

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