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Guelph: A Royal History

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My name is Brian Schirk, and I’m from Guelph, Ontario. For as long as i can remember, I’ve been fascinated by this beautiful city, and its unique story.Join me, as I explore the history of the Royal City, and document some of the important people, and events, that shaped it.

My name is Brian Schirk, and I’m from Guelph, Ontario. For as long as i can remember, I’ve been fascinated by this beautiful city, and its unique story.Join me, as I explore the history of the Royal City, and document some of the important people, and events, that shaped it.
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My name is Brian Schirk, and I’m from Guelph, Ontario. For as long as i can remember, I’ve been fascinated by this beautiful city, and its unique story.Join me, as I explore the history of the Royal City, and document some of the important people, and events, that shaped it.

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English


Episodes

Episode 3: The La Guayrans

4/25/2019
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In this episode, we profile the La Guayrans, a group of 57 settlers who made up Guelph’s first labour force.

Duration:00:05:29

Episode 2: John Galt and his Canada Company

4/24/2019
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In this episode, we take an in-depth look at Guelph’s founder, John Galt.

Duration:00:11:00

Episode 1: The Stump

4/24/2019
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In this episode, we explore the founding of Guelph, and consider the legends surrounding the city’s first landmark, the stump. P.S. Near the end of the episode, I mistakenly give the location of the plaque as the southwest corner of Macdonell and Woolwich. It’s actually on the southeast corner.

Duration:00:04:50