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Celebrate Heritage Day! February 18, 2020

Inside the Diefenbunker. Celebrate Heritage Day with the theme “2020 Vision: Bringing the Past Into the Future” Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Ottawa City Hall. Heritage Day is part of Heritage Week, a nation-wide celebration that encourages all Canadians to explore their local heritage, to get involved with stewardship and advocacy groups, and to visit museums, archives, and places of significance. ...

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BOOK LAUNCH: From Walk-Up to High-Rise - Ottawa's historic apartment buildings

** A HERITAGE OTTAWA BOOK LAUNCH ** Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00 Join Heritage Ottawa as we launch our newest book with this special presentation by two of its contributors, Shannon Ricketts and Susan Ross. The fascinating story of how apartment house living emerged in 20th century Ottawa focuses on Centretown, Sandy Hill and parts of Lowertown East. ...

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ANDREW KING: Ottawa’s Secret Sand Dunes

(This post originally appeared on Andrew King’s Ottawa Rewind blog) Over 10,000 years ago a body of water covered the City Of Ottawa called The Champlain Sea, a deep sideline of the Atlantic Ocean. It occupied a depression created by a continental glacier, and then it drained away as the giant glacier that once covered the northern hemisphere disappeared and the earth rebounded back into shape. ...