Musings

This Day in Guelph History: May 13, 1884

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. May 13, 1884 The Blacksmith statue and fountain arrived, presented by local…

This Day in Guelph History: May 3, 1900

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. May 3, 1900 The Dominion Cattle Breeders’ Association chose Guelph’s Market…

This Day in Guelph History: April 30, 2015

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 30, 2015 “Guelph Rallies to fund Bronze Statue honouring John McCrae.”…

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…