This Day In Guelph History: January 31, 1871

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 31, 1871

The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that Guelph’s town hall was lit by gas for the first time.

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Town hall, 1873

Posted by Dawn Owen on January 31, 2017

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