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1890 Galt Summer Carnival medallion, front
Nicole, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Idea Exchange’s new digital library opens July 6, 2018, and with it are many exciting new possibilities. This building will have innovative... Read More»
Kelly, Heritage Architect for the Old Post Office
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Construction began at the Old Post Office in November 2015. This was when the many talented architects and artisans, who have poured so much time... Read More»
Thomas Fuller, Canadian Architect
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
When Canada became a confederated nation in 1867, our first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, launched a national campaign to bring the country... Read More»
View from the old clock
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 22, 2018
History is all around us. Whether it’s a political movement that has affected how our lives are today or a long-standing structure, there’s a bit of... Read More»
Old slate roof tile for sale at Monigram Coffee Roasters
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 2, 2018
Out with the old and in with the new! But wait – what do we do with the old? For some, the answer comes easy. You can simply throw away the old as... Read More»
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»
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»