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
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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 & Wellington have a rich and fascinating history in the field of law, courts and justice systems - at a local, provincial and national level. Our guest speaker is Past President of the Wellington Law Association (and GHS President) David Cameletti, a practicing lawyer. The Wellington Law Association recently published a full history filled...
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,...
The talk will discuss the work of young women, known as Farmerettes, who took over farm labour when the young men went off to fight in the Second World War. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m.