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Historical Society of Ottawa

Categories: Community / Clubs, History

Countries: Canada

Formed initially as the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa, renamed in 1956.

From their website: "To celebrate Ottawa’s centenary in 1926, the Society unveiled a memorial to Lieutenant-Colonel John By, the Royal Engineer responsible for the construction of the Rideau Canal, and the founder of Bytown. A replica of his house, which had been destroyed by fire years earlier, was also built at Major’s Hill Park."

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Historical Society of Ottawa

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John By

2022: The The Historical Society of Ottawa contacted us with "We recently (re...

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Southgate District Civic Trust / Southgate Civic Trust / Southgate Voice

Southgate District Civic Trust / Southgate Civic Trust / Southgate Voice

Founded in response to the threat to demolish the Georgian cottages on Southgate Green. In 1993 its name was changed to Southgate District Civic Trust, in order to reflect the wider area of its int...

Group, Community / Clubs

3 memorials
All Saints Cemetery

All Saints Cemetery

Now known as Nunhead cemetery, it was one of the so-called 'magnificent seven' cemeteries, opened on the outskirts of London in the nineteenth century, to alleviate the overcrowding in parish buria...

Place, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Shepherd's Bush Library

Shepherd's Bush Library

One of a number of libraries founded by the philanthropist John Passmore Edwards. The building fell into disuse after a new library was opened as part of the nearby Westfield London development. It...

Building, Community / Clubs, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Turk's Head Charity

Turk's Head Charity

From the Picture source website: "The Turk’s Head was bought from the Council and renovated by our charity in 1992. Now it provides a café and affordable workspace and the rental income pays our ch...

Group, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

2 memorials
Woolwich Antiquarian Society

Woolwich Antiquarian Society

A society devoted to the history of Woolwich, the surrounding area and other historical and conservation matters. It was founded by the local historian William Thomas Vincent.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial