This Day In Guelph History: January 11, 1888

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 11, 1888

The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that Guelph was now lit by electricity for the first time.

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

Posted by Sarah Ball on January 11, 2017

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