Thursday, April 12, 2012

Blog Guelph: GUELPH

Father John by peterkelly
Father John, a photo by peterkelly on Flickr.



April 23, 1827

A maple tree fell.

A city rose out of the earth’s limestone. At a confluence of rivers.

John Galt: artist, writer, businessman, and a most of all – a visionary human being who understood the power of community, creativity, and beauty.

Guelph benefitted by this extraordinary man’s capacity and imagination and as a community, Guelph has flourished for almost two centuries.

Yet, the legacy is fading. The history slipping. The identity failing. The beauty folding into the concrete of commercialization.

In time, what will our children know

Of Guelph

~ Aidan M.D. Ware

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