Exterior photo of the Civic Museum and the exterior of McCrae House

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Guelph Chamber Choir's new logo. The graphic is a white c on an emerald green background. The c extends arouund the letter and circles around the c.


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Three photo grid of women featured in the Her Story exhibit. From left to right, Jean Little, Norma Bowen, Parvathi Basrur

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Three grid photos adjusted to the left of the slide. The first photo is of three people standing with their backs to the camera, standing on a flooded street after the bursting of Goldie's Dam, 1929. The middle photo is of the Black Lives Matter solidarity march, from June 2020. Kween Gerber is leading the large group of people with her fist held in the air. The last image is a graphic of a coronavirus atom.

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Exhibit view of Guelph Circa 1999.


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Black and white photograph of the first Lovett Signs building and trucks, circa 1935. The image features Harry and Fred Lovett along the left side standing next to a pick-up truck with "Guelph, Signs, Lovett, Signman" printed on the driver's side door. There is another car parked in the foreground with "Guelph" printed along the hood and "I'll Sign Anything" on the driver's side door. The vehicles are parked in front of a long white building with a pitched roof and windows and a door visible along the front. Above the door attached to the roof is a sign that reads "Lovett Signs".


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Guelph Circa 1999

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Civic Museum written in orange text.

On the Hill

Located in the renovated Loretto Convent, the Guelph Civic Museum is home to a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that bring Guelph’s past to life.

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McCrae House written in red text.


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

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Locomotive 6167 in purple text

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The restored 1940 steam-powered locomotive was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame and sits at John Galt Park.

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