Musings

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…

This Day In Guelph History: March 17, 1874

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 17, 1874 Contracts were given out for the construction of…

Erin Go Bragh – A St. Patrick’s Day Tale

A seemingly mysterious photo in the Guelph Museums collection actually has quite the story. An OAC Review (vol.35, no.8) article titled, “In the Name of St. Patrick” tells the tale of a great St. Patrick’s Day campus battle. On March 17, 1923, a clash broke out between a group of freshmen and sophomores. The first…

This Day In Guelph History: March 10, 1998

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 10, 1998 “No more treks to Kitchener, great relief for…

This Day In Guelph History: March 2, 1957

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 2, 1957 “Institute New Masonic Lodge in Royal City on…

This Day In Guelph History: February 26, 1872

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. February 26, 1872 The Council of Agricultural and Arts Association visited…