Musings

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…

This Day in Guelph History: July 5, 1877

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 5, 1877 Bishop Conroy, Papal Delegate to Canada, laid the cornerstone…

This Day in Guelph History: July 3, 1927

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 3, 1927 Thousands of citizens gathered to see the unveiling of…

This Day in Guelph History: June 20, 1895

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. June 20, 1895 A large crowd was present as the first…