Stories of Love and Loss

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 at 7:30 p.m. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk Street, Guelph Dr. Catharine Wilson is…

Upcoming Event: Who is Arthur Wellesley?

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 of Wellington, for whom the County of Wellington was named.

Are you a GHS member yet?

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 to celebrate and promote an appreciation of Guelph history. Members receive our regular newsletter.  Here…

Celebrating Black History Month

It’s a unique part of our local heritage, rich with stories, music, art and adventure.  The story of the Underground Railroad is woven into the fabric of Guelph’s heritage mosaic.  Each year we celebrate with our sister heritage organizations like the Guelph Black Heritage Society.  The GBHS owns and operates the former BME (British Methodist…