The Guelph Civic Museum and John McCrae House. The original portion of the Convent was built in 1854-57. A chapel was added in 1872, and the final significant addition of two top floors was completed 1896.
McCrae House is the birthplace of John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier and author of “In Flanders Fields”, the poem that captured the sentiments of World War I and is still recited today, almost 100 years later.
52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8