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Gwelf Early Days

A storytelling walking tour with Jay Wilson

2022-07-20 18:00:00 2022-07-20 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. Adults. Please register. Main -

Wednesday, July 20
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-07-20 18:00:00 2022-07-20 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. 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. Adults. Please register.

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

A moving theatrical journey. Prepare to be transported. 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 19’th 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 Standard of Acceptable Behaviour.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Metcalf at lmetcalf@guelphpl.ca.

Alternative formats are available as per the Accessibility per Ontarians Act by contacting Communications 519-824-6220 extension 239.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History | Health and Wellness |

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