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McCrae House

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108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
519-836-1221

McCrae House and Gardens

McCrae House is the birthplace of John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier and author of “In Flanders Fields.”

2015

McCrae House is renovated.

1983

The operation of the museum was transferred to the City of Guelph, and along with the Guelph Civic Museum was merged under the name Guelph Museums.

1966

The federal government through the Historic Sites and Monuments Board designated John McCrae a person of national significance, and designated  the house a place of national significance.

1966

A group of Guelph citizens purchased the building with the intention of preserving it as a museum. This group formed the Lt. Col. John McCrae Birthplace Society and began raising money for its restoration.

1870 to 1873

The house was owned by the McCrae family

1858

The small limestone cottage was built

 

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October 2017

The World Remembers

October 5 - November 11
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Guelph Museums joins 60 other locations across Canada and around the world in presenting The World Remembers, a nationwide commemoration of the First World War. Leading up to Remembrance Day, a digital memorial at McCrae House will display the names of 700,000 people killed in action in 1917, including 20,400 Canadians, serving at Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele and Hill 70. The World Remembers is an initiative of remembrance, education, and international understanding. Names of the fallen First World War soldiers from…

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November 2017

Thank a Veteran

November 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Admission by donation

Join us at McCrae House, where local veterans will be on hand to visit and exchange stories.  

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Remembrance Day

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
McCrae House, 108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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Admission by donation

9 AM               Remembrance service by Royal Canadian Legion, Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234  

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