The school has received various additions and renovations over the years.The forgotten rooms and discovery of historical artifacts have added to the mystique and legends surrounding the property.
The halls are now filled with marble and brass tablets in honour of the fallen. Although we are still compiling specific incidents and documenting such, we have started to hear of various incidents, such as: It appears any reported incidents, or stories all occur in the original constructed building.
Photos, rifles, and swords of past commanders are just some of the items that were discovered. We are currently looking for more information on the building, and any personal accounts from staff, students, or visitors of the premises who would wish to share their stories. I read this article and thought it was great, and also very very true.
Many unexplained stories, and encounters experienced by students and staff, have circulated around G. Reference: Site Visit - March 22 / 07 Our thanks to Eric, Teresa, and Lisa for compiling the above report. As students, we were always interested in what went on as far as ghosts.
Some of the custodial staff had quit after fourth floor incidents happened. One staff member, after school during the night shift had actually seen the smoke that you say in your article.
The City of Cambridge, Ontario is rich with history, many stories of ghosts, and other strange occurrences.
Cambridge has managed to preserve many of it’s historical buildings and properties, some dating as far back as the early 1800’s, each with a unique history of it’s own.Whether based on fact or fiction, Cambridge has built up a reputation and hence its nickname: "The City of Ghosts".One of the more famous buildings to have reported sightings is Galt Collegiate Institute (G. I.), a secondary school with the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating school in Ontario.It was opened as a relocated boys' grammar school in 1852, and its Victorian-era architecture is a testament to it’s historical value and aesthetic interest.William Tassie was the second headmaster of the school, beginning his tenure in 1853, and he continued to run the building until 1881.Tassie left in 1881 in protest when girls began to be admitted as students.