Volume 51

Meeting Place: Ward 1 Guelph

November 21, 2018 — Author: Dr. Terry Crowley Publication Date: 2012   Ward One in Guelph has been the least-known part of the old 19th century City. As a section of Guelph's care, Ward One is cut off from the downtown by a drumlin and two rivers that re- stricted its early settlement and make it difficult for cars. The layout of the street...

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The Ontario Veterinary College Comes To Guelph, 1922-1932

November 21, 2018 — Author: Kevin Woodger & Dr. Elizabeth A. Stone Publication Date: 2012   The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), the oldest veterinary school in Canada and the United States, opened its doors in Guelph for the first time in the fall of 1922, According to Dr. C.D. McGilvray, the OVC principal at the time of the move' the proposed reltcation from Toronto...

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The Many Lives of Old City Hall

November 21, 2018 — Author: Leanne Piper Publication Date: 2013   The earliest known image of Old City HaII, circa 1862  Source: Coopers, Toronto, 1862   On 18 September 1856, citizens of Guelph gathered at a vacant site at the corner of Market Square to lay the comerstone of their new Town Hall and Market House. The mood was celebratory: the band of the...

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The History and Development of The Guelph Chamber of Commerce: Over 180 Years in The Local Business Community

November 21, 2018 — Author: Lloyd Longfield Publication Date: 2012   As far back as ancient Phoenicia and Egypt, perhaps as long as commerce has existed, common protection and develop common goals. Later, codes were established to govern the conduct of trade. And still later, efforts were begun to exert influence on legislative matters. The first known use of Ia chambre de commerce occurred...

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