Heritage walking tour of Stittsville Main Street on June 25

Kids on Main Street, 1915. The balcony of the Temperance Hotel can be seen in the background on the right side of the photo. Photo from the Goubourn Historical Society Collection.

(PHOTO: Kids on Main Street, 1915. The balcony of the Temperance Hotel can be seen in the background on the right side of the photo. Photo from the Goulbourn Historical Society Collection.)

(via Heritage Ottawa)

Walking Tour of the Stittsville Historic District
Sunday, June 25, 2017 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Stittsville, settled in the early 1820’s and rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1870 razed the village, has a designated historic section on its main street.  The tour will look at some of the late 19th and early 20th century houses and businesses within this area, and tell the stories of some of its inhabitants. The history of Stittsville also includes a significant railway story.  Part of the Heritage Ottawa summer walking tour series.

Tour guide is Barbara Bottriell, author of “Stittsville: A Sense of Place” and Past President of the Goulbourn Township Historical Society.

Heritage Ottawa Members: $5  /  Non-Members: $10  ( Payable by cash at start of the tour )
Meet: Municipal Parking Lot, adjacent to house at 1536 Main Street

More info: https://heritageottawa.org or info@heritageottawa.org

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