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It Happened Here: Gallows at the Court House
February 3, 2022
It Happened Here is a place-based video series exploring the history behind well known locations in the City of Guelph.
For this episode, you’re invited to join Education Coordinator Ken Irvine at the Court House to learn about the history of Guelph’s involvement with capital punishment. Exploring the period of religious intolerance that gripped the mid 19th century, Ken dives into the details of a local Catholic and Protestant conflict and how it lead to the execution of Charles Coughlin.