Volume 54

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Memoralizing McCrae: The Lt.-Col. John McCrae Memorial Garden

November 14, 2018 — Author: Cameron Shelley Publication Date: 2016   Aerial view of McCrae Memorial Garden, taken on opening day in 1946. Construction of "Bedford Peak' homes on McCrae Blvd. can be seen in the foreground. and Brown's junk yard (on the former Gow's Mill property) near the river's edge. Photograph courtesy of Guelph Museums (1979.57'16)'   On 25 June 2015, a bronze...

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"In Splended Chorus": John McCrae's Living Faith

November 14, 2018 — Author: Debra Nash-Chambers and Linda Granfield Publication Date: 2016   David and Janet McCrae, circa 1870. Photograph courtesy of Guelph Museums( M1968.339.1)   This paper was presented by the authors at the Eighth Annuql lohn Galt Kirking Service at St, Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Guelph, on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Today we pay tribute to Lt.-Col. John McCrae and commemorate the...

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McCrae Statue Dedication Address

November 14, 2018 — Author: Dr. William C. Winegard Publication Date: 2016   Dr. William Winegard, taken following the official unveiling of the Lt.-Col. John McCrae statue on 25 June 2015. Photograph by Leanne Piper.   The following commentary represents the speaking notes of Dr, Wiiliam C. Winegard, who delivered this address at the official unveiring of the Lt.-Col. John McCrae statue on the...

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Saving McCrae House

November 14, 2018 — Author: Jessica Lovell Publication Date: 2016   Birthplace of Lt.-Col. John McCrae, 108 Water Street, Guelph, Ontario, prior to construction of the McCrae Memorial Gardens, circã 1920s. Photograph courtesy of Guelph Civic Museums (1979.75.49)   The following article is a modiûed version of a feature story that appeared in the 7 November 2013 edition of tlae Guelph Tribune. The Water...

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