Events Calendar

Upcoming Events Across Ontario

Guelph Historical Society (Virtual): “Skill in Inebriation”: Martial Masculinity, Alcohol, and the British Army in the War of 1812


Guest Speaker: Jesse Abbott Jesse will discuss his dissertation research that examines the relationship between martial masculinity and alcohol in the British army during the early nineteenth century. He studied the drinking habits of so-called "gentlemen-officers" who served in the Canadas, such as John Le Couteur, William "Tiger" Dunlop, and John Richardson. FORMAT: ZOOM

Guelph Historical Society (Virtual): Guelph in Postcards


Guest Speaker: Cameron Shelley Reviewing information on the Blacksmith's fountain, Cameron discovered a connection between the fountain and the McCrae family. Please join us to find out what Cameron has discovered. FORMAT: ZOOM We will email you a link to the Zoom meeting prior to the event.

Guelph Historical Society Evenings with History: Darin Wybenga, Knowledge Keeper, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St, Guelph, Ontario

When Mississaugas of the Credit ancestors arrived in southern Ontario in the late 17th century, they found themselves stewards of approximately 4 million acres of land at the western end of Lake Ontario. The erosion of their land base, a declining population, and the continual encroachment of settlers threatened the very existence of the people,...