Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour: The Parliament Buildings: Viewed through the eyes of a stone carver

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Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour: The Parliament Buildings: Viewed through the eyes of a stone carver

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Date(s) - Sunday, June 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


MEET: Centennial Flame facing Centre Block

Take an in-depth look at the Gothic ornamentation that adorns the buildings of the Parliamentary Precinct. The tour will cover everything from the quarrying processes to stone carving, as well as the symbolism and elements of style.

GUIDE: John-Philippe Smith has worked as a stone carver on Parliament Hill since the restoration of the library in 2001. His company, Smith & Barber – Sculpture Atelier Inc. is in the midst of completing the massive restoration of the West Block.

Fee: Heritage Ottawa members: $5.00; Non-members: $10.00

https://heritageottawa.org/sunday-walking-tours

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