Musings

This Day in Guelph History: April 23, 1879

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. April 23, 1879 Having grown to a population of 10,000, Guelph was…

This Day In Guelph History: April 22, 1886

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. April 22, 1886 The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that “Telephones…

This Day In Guelph History: April 18, 1899

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. April 18, 1899 The Speed River floods numerous houses, factories, and…

This Day In Guelph History: April 8, 1910

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. April 8, 1910 The construction of the Ontario Reformatory began, after…

This Day In Guelph History: April 3, 2004

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. April 3, 2004 “Following in Terry’s footsteps” Nineteen year old Jonathan…

This Day In Guelph History: March 30, 2007

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. March 30, 2007 “Boy raises money to buy goats in Third World”…

This Day in Guelph History: March 23, 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. March 23, 1997 “Guelph Lake dam upgraded.” The Grand River Conservation Authority…

This Day In Guelph History: March 21, 1988

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. March 21, 1988 “Guelph Little Theatre takes 7 drama awards” Guelph Little…