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Galt Post Office Water Street from a Souvenir Collection of Galt Postcards c.1900
Ideas | March 9, 2016
Photos Courtesy of the Cambridge Archives & Records Centre Address: 12 Water Street South, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada The old Galt Post Office is... Read More»
Postcard of Main Street Galt and the Palace Theatre, 1950s
Laura (Queen's Square) | March 2, 2016
Experience the whir of the projector and the twinkle of the marquee as Ontario's Movie Theatres, a travelling exhibit from the Archives of Ontario,... Read More»
Shade's Mill, 1820. Photo courtesy of the Cambridge Archives
Linda, Queen's Square | January 3, 2016
It was 200 years ago this New Year, in 1816, that the Honourable William Dickson purchased 90,000 acres along the Grand River from the Six Nations... Read More»
Cover, Jubilee Souvenir of Galt 1897
Laura, Queen's Square | October 10, 2015
Anyone interested in our city's past -- before the 401 and even before automobiles -- should take a peek at our newly digitized local history... Read More»
The mystery lady in my family photos
Laura (Queen's Square) | October 1, 2015
Do you have a shoebox full of mysteries in your closet? I’m talking about all those old family photographs -- perhaps inherited from your great-aunt... Read More»
Member of Parliament James Young, 1867
Linda F., Queen's Square | September 22, 2015
This month’s federal election brings some new issues and new people, but it also brings back memories of other elections and other candidates.  Do... Read More»
Dr. Rowena Hume, inducted in 2012
Linda F., Queen's Square | September 1, 2015
Recognize any of these people?  Do you know what they have in common? They are all members of the Cambridge Hall of Fame! Fame in your own community... Read More»
Galt Aircraft School, (later the Jolly Jumper factory) destroyed by fire in 1992
Linda F., Queen's Square | August 4, 2015
This is a good time to highlight some significant Cambridge architecture that has been preserved, usually by a combination of hard work on the part... Read More»
Gore Building, 1910. (Courtesy of the City of Cambridge Archives)
Linda F., Queen's Square | July 1, 2015
Some buildings and structures in Cambridge haven’t been restored, but there is something left to remind us of what used to be there. It’s always good... Read More»
The Galt Hospital on St. Andrew’s Street, c1912
Linda F., Queen's Square | June 1, 2015
Anyone giving a walking tour of Cambridge will need to mention ghost buildings – buildings once important but since demolished. Some of these... Read More»

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