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NEW APRIL 2023 Evenings with History


Our Guest Speaker:  Stay Tuned


Date:  April 4, 2023

Time: 7:30 pm

Where:  Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street


It's back!  The Verne McIllwraith Essay Contest has returned!  Winning submissions will be printed in the 2022-2023 edition of Historic Guelph.

First Prize: $500

Second Prize: 200

Third Prize: $100

Submissions Guidelines:

  • 1000-3000 words (not including references)
  • References in APA format
  • Photos (with captions and credits) to be included (300 dpi resolution preferred)
  • MS Word format preferred

Deadline:  March 1, 2023 

Send submissions and inquiries to 


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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