Musings

This Day In Guelph History: October 7, 1920

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. October 7, 1920 “Popular Pastor to Leave Guelph.” Reverend Edwin Arthur Pearson…

This Day in Guelph History: October 5, 1997

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. October 5, 1997 “Terrific performances gets River Run Centre off to good start.” Gala…

#AskACurator Day 2017 with the Guelph Museums Curatorial Team

#AskACurator Day 2017 with the Guelph Museums Curatorial Team What if you had the chance to ask the experts behind the scenes at Guelph Museums anything you wanted? #AskACurator Day is an annual social media event that aims to break down the walls of museums by inviting the public to ask any questions about the…

This Day in Guelph History: August 20, 1914

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 20, 1914 Twelve days after military recruitment began, Guelph’s first contingent…

This Day in Guelph History: August 5, 1908

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 5, 1908 Guelphites celebrated Old Home Week. Also known as Old…

This Day in Guelph History: August 1, 2012

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. August 1, 2012 “Bishop MacDonell student roars in London” Canada’s artistic gymnastic…

This Day in Guelph History: July 31, 1963

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. July 31, 1963 “All The Thrills of the Circus” Noted elephant trainer, Sharon…

This Day in Guelph History: July 6, 1921

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. July 6, 1921 “Wyndham Street A Prey to flames” Disastrous fire cost half…