This Day In Guelph History: January 19, 1897

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.

January 19, 1897

The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that Guelph undertaker, Mr. M. J. Duignan, received a letter from his brother Thomas, whom he had neither seen nor corresponded with in over 30 years.

Yellowed newspaper page with burgundy block type overlay text reads This Day in Guelph History #Canada150 #Guelph190.

Posted by Sarah Ball on January 19, 2017

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