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Gwelf Early Days

A storytelling walking tour with Jay Wilson

2024-07-08 18:00:00 2024-07-08 19:30:00 America/New_York Gwelf Early Days Jay Wilson's love of local history combined with a flair for storytelling makes him the perfect choice to lead this historical tour. Meet at the Main Library. For adults. Please register. Main -

Monday, July 08
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-08 18:00:00 2024-07-08 19:30:00 America/New_York Gwelf Early Days Jay Wilson's love of local history combined with a flair for storytelling makes him the perfect choice to lead this historical tour. Meet at the Main Library. For adults. Please register. Main -

Jay Wilson's love of local history combined with a flair for storytelling makes him the perfect choice to lead this historical tour. Meet at the Main Library. For adults. Please register.

Jay Wilson's love of local history combined with a flair for storytelling makes him the perfect choice to lead this historical tour.

Prepare to be transported in this moving theatrical journey with historical recitations from the writings of Charles Pryor, Charles Acton Burrows, Charles Foster, John Galt, Henrietta Hazelwood and others. Stories such as The Felling of the Tree, The Baby Contest, The Tornado 1829, Clearing the Land, The First Four To Die, Guelph's First Blushing Bride, Temperance, Railway Fever and The Monument, along with local 19th century poetry – To The City Of Guelph, Canadian Recollections, and Mourn Not The Aged, all recited from memory. Not for young children. 

We will meet outside the front of the Main Library and leave promptly at 6 p.m. 
90 minute tour, walking distance approximately three (3) kilometers.

Health and Safety Protocols:

- Do not attend this program if you currently have or recently had a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or are feeling unwell.
- Keep your hands clean. Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the library and should be used upon entry to this program.

By participating in this program, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to Guelph Public Library’s Code of Conduct.

If you have any questions, please contact Library Programmer Ashley Gratton at agratton@guelphpl.ca.

Alternative formats are available as per the Accessibility per Ontarians Act by contacting Communications 519-824-6220.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Performances | Other | History |

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Phone: 519-824-6220
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Samantha Wellhauser-Bells

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