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This Withering Disease of Conflict:  A Canadian Soldier's Chronicle of the First World War

by Edward Butts

NEW Book Herb PhilpA first-hand account of the First World War through the eyes of Guelph journalist Herbert (Herb) Philp.  Author Edward Butts has woven a narrative of Philp's life and experience as a soldier on the front line, as told through his letters home to his family.  Print and e-book format available.






Evenings with History are back in 2022!  

 We are pleased to annouce that our popular Evenings with History lectures are back online in 2022! 

Next Event: Tuesday, April  5, 2022 at 7:30 pm.  


with Guest Speaker Cameron Shelley.

REGISTER HERE on Eventbrite (a Zoom link will be sent to you when you register).


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Online Membership 

We are pleased to announce ONLINE MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION!   Not a member yet? Now is the time - we've made becoming a member easier than ever. Support our work celebrating Guelph's history.  Sign up now!

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Members should have now received their complimentary copy of the 2020-2021 issue of Historic Guelph in the mail.  Not a member?   Easy as pie!  Link to our Online Membership and join now.  

In this issue:

The Spanish Flu Pandemic 1918-1920

The HMCS Guelph

The Bookbinding Industry in Guelph

The Many Lives of C.L.C. Allinson