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Laura, Queen's Square | January 26, 2015
Ex-Slave Speaks in Galt On a chilly night more than 150 years ago, one of the most remarkable people in American history argued for equality to a... Read More»
Galt Arena Exterior
Laura | December 22, 2014
You have a slippery legend in your neighbourhood. Galt Arena Gardens is proudly touted as the oldest continuously operating ice-hockey arena in the... Read More»
Galt Armoury in Cambridge, Ontario. 6 July 2014
Linda, Queen's Square | August 10, 2014
Sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in June 1914, and following a complicated series of events, Britain and its... Read More»
Riverside Park
Laura, Queen's Square | May 12, 2014
If you live in Cambridge, you’re likely no stranger to the city’s largest park. Perhaps you’ve watched fireworks explode over Riverside Park during... Read More»
Images from the Flood
Linda, Queen's Square | May 12, 2014
May 17, 1974 was a coming of age day for the new city of Cambridge. When the flood level rose, the people of this city also rose together to help... Read More»
Sepia coloured picture of men with shovels
Cathy, Queen's Square | February 14, 2014
When I moved to Cambridge eighteen years ago it felt a bit like coming home.  My father had lived in Galt when he was a young boy and had shared many... Read More»
Old German Mill
Mike, Queen's Square | October 15, 2013
The ruins of this mill sit on the banks of the Grand River near Glen Morris. The ruins themselves are very striking. Not only that, the site is... Read More»
Post Office, 12 Water St. S., Galt
Linda, Queen's Square | April 23, 2012
A decrepit building, or a priceless historical gem? Whatever your perception of dated buildings and sites may be, no one can deny that Cambridge... Read More»

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