Happy 189th Birthday Guelph!

On April 23, the City of Guelph is turning 189 years old!

Parade on Macdonell for Guelph's 75th birthday in 1902. Copyright/Credit: Guelph Museums Item: 1986.61.1

Parade on Macdonell for Guelph’s 75th birthday in 1902. Copyright/Credit: Guelph Museums Item: 1986.61.1

 

Join the Guelph Civic Museums as they celebrate Founders Day, which is an annual celebration of the ceremonial felling of a large maple tree that marked the founding of Guelph on April 23, 1827.  The museum will be celebrating all day with lots of family fun and special presentations.

Special presentations:

11AM: Why John Galt Cut Down the Maple Tree – An unconventional puppet play where everyone has fun!

2PM: John Galt and Early Guelph: An illustrated presentation by Ken Irvine.

The first 150 people to visit the Civic Museum on Saturday will also receive a free white pine seedling.

More information can be found here.

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