This Day In Guelph History: February 14, 1869

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 14, 1869 

The Mercury’s proprietors, John McLagan and James Innes, announce a plan to install a steam engine to power their printing presses.

Photo: James Innes, Guelph Mercury’s owner and South Wellington M.P. | Details:

James Innes, Guelph Mercury's owner and South Wellington M.P.

Posted by Dawn Owen on February 14, 2017

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