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Heritage Centre-Wellington Endorses Designation for Elora School House

September 20, 2017 —   Heritage Centre-Wellington has unanimously endorsed a recommendation to designate 37 McNab Street, Elora, under the Ontario Heritage Act.   37 McNab Street, Elora (1842) has an active demolition permit request by the new owner.      MUNICIPAL COUNCIL WILL MAKE CRUCIAL DECISION SEPTEMBER 25. Built 10 years after the founding of the village, this 175 year old log house and is...

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Guelph's Petrie Building Wins National Prize

August 1, 2017 —   The Guelph-Wellington Branch of the ACO is thrilled to announce that the Petrie Restoration Project was the Small Projects prize winner in the National Trust of Canada’s This Place Matters crowdfunding competition.  Read more here.

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Guelph's Petrie Building Makes National Trust "This Place Matters" List

June 13, 2017 —   The Guelph and Wellington ACO branch is thrilled to announce that our Top Off the Petrie Building was accepted to be part of the National Trust of Canada's crowdfunding campaign This Place Matters. Our Goal for this campaign is $25,000.   If the Petrie Building campaign reaches enough votes between  June 14 and July 12, the Guelph-Wellington ACO Petrie...

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New Banners Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday

June 1, 2017 —   ACO Board Member Dr. Tony Berto led the creation of 150 distinct historical banners that are now part of Guelph's downtown landscape.   Each banner highlights a significant event or person in Guelph's history between 1867 and 2017.   Check out all 150 banners here: http://guelph150.ca/

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Doors Open Guelph Featuring Petrie Building

March 12, 2017 — Doors Open Guelph has announced its 2017 line up, which will include the The newly restored Petrie Building. More about Doors Open Guelph 2017.

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Guelph-Wellington Branch Fundraising for Petrie Building Restoration

January 4, 2017 — Read the Wellington Advertiser Article here.  

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ACO Launches Restoration Fund for Petrie Facade

December 30, 2016 — Read the Guelph Mercury article here.

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