War Memorial Hall in Guelph was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ontario Agricultural College and to honour those from the college killed in WW1.
The hall was to be large enough to seat the entire student body. Disputes about its location were ended when students took direct action and felled a stand of Norway spruce on their preferred site in the middle of the night. Students also excavated the foundations for the building using shovels and wheelbarrows. Continue reading