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Local History



  • Galt Post Office
    Old Galt Post Office*

Services | March 24, 2020

Ever wonder what was it like to live in Preston, Hespeler and Galt...before there was a Cambridge? You can uncover our city's history with these Idea Exchange resources:

  • Local newspapers dating back to 1849, census, church records, and more on microfilm. Visit our Queen's Square location and ask at the Member Services desk for assistance.
  • Birth, death, marriage and other vital records from this area and across the globe in Ancestry Library Edition.

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* Image courtesy of the City of Cambridge Archives.