Volume 50

Creating a Global Guelph: Contextualizing The Last Fifty Years of Population Growth

Author: Debra Nash-Chambers Publication Date: 2011 Edited: 2022     Multicultural Festival. (Photo courtesy of Meghan Maxted).   The description of Guelph, Ontario posted on the City website in the fall of 2011, proudly advertises that the Royal City has a lot to offer current residents and newcomers. The profile states that Guelph is:   "A vibrant community of 118,000...

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Creating a Culture and Heritage of Change: Fifty Years of Arts, Culture and Heritage in Guelph

Author: Susan Ratcliffe Publication Date: 2011 Edited: 2022     A city founded by a novelist, playwright, and journalist was destined to be a cultural city. When John Galt arrived at the appointed place on that rainy night in 1827, he described his, "Theatrical assault on a maple tree." The scene in the dark forest on the edge of the rushing...

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The Beginnings of The Guelph Historical Society

Author: Ross W. Irwin Publication Date: 2011 Edited: 2023   City Hall, Views of Guelph, the Royal City, May 10, 1879.   (Canadian Illustrated News, Vol. XIX, No. 19, Page 296. Reproduced From Library and Archives Canada's Website Images in the News: Canadian Illustrated News).   Guelph newspapers, for half a century from 1866, took a continuing interest in local...

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Norfolk Street United Church Celebrates 175 Years of Service to The Guelph Community

Author: Ken Russell Publication Date: 2011 Edited: 2023     Norfolk Church exterior, ca. 1865. (Image courtesy of Wellington County Museum & Archives, Gordon Couling Collection, slide 11203).   Standing solidly at the base of Catholic Hill, in the shadow of the magnificent Church of Our Lady Immaculate, is another older, limestone church that for the past 155 years has...

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Inaugural Ceremony: 2010 to 2014 Guelph City Council

Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.  Inaugural Ceremony: 2010 to 2014 Guelph City Council (97.2 KB)

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