The Unfortunate Man

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The Unfortunate Man

A compelling true story of murder from 1889 told right where it happened.

By JayWalking Guelph

When and where

Date and time

Fri, May 5, 2023 7:00 PM - Fri, Oct 27, 2023 8:30 PM EDT


Douglas Street The Red Brick Cafe, 8 Douglas St. Guelph, ON N1H 2S9 Canada

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

See where William Harvey worked (James Walter Lyon's The World Publishing Company), Bond's Hardware where William Harvey bought the pistol, St. George's Church, where William was the Sunday School Superintendent, and finally the Wellington County Courthouse where William Harvey was hanged! Hear actual newspaper accounts of the day recited from memory. Hear William’s final words. Listen to detailed accounts of this shocking event exactly as written in 1889. Thrills guaranteed.

This walk takes us up and down historic Douglas Street. 90 minutes. Not for children.

About the organizer

Organized by
JayWalking Guelph

Storyteller, actor, puppeteer, elocutionist, vaudevillian, writer, producer, director, and now, tour guide.