In accordance to recommendations set by health officials due to the covid19 outbreak, this event is postponed until october 17th. Oct 12, 2018 pioneers of the upper ottawa and the humors of the valley paperback or softback by gard, anson a. Browse ottawa valley news obituaries, conduct other obituary searches, offer condolencestributes, send flowers or create an online memorial. It also tells you about the history of the river, which is quite interesting. The ovfs traces those humble beginnings back to 1927, to the town of renfrew. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Cbbag ottawa valley chapter canadian bookbinders and. This regular migration from the great lakes to the st. A history of the kew swimming club, 19252000 by william gourlay. The ottawa valley farm show ovfs is ontarios longest running agricultural trade show.
Its mostly about the gilmour company and its operations in that area, including farmers rapids. This is an amazing book describing the history of the algonquin nation in the ottawa river valley and its. We and our inventory have been safely in isolation since march 10. A short history of the city of pembroke followed by biographies of 31 prominent, important, wonderful, unforgettable people associated with this town located in the heart of the ottawa valley. Ottawa valley author publishes oneill family history book. Ottawa borders gatineau, quebec, and forms the core of the ottawagatineau census metropolitan area cma and the national capital region ncr. The legend of the rough and rugged lumberjack is familiar to nearly all canadians.
A historical source book for the ottawa valley by enoch padolsky and ian pringle. Your ottawa valley source for daily breaking news, local stories, life, opinion, voices from the community, events and more. The ottawa valley by alice munro from something ive been meaning to tell you trevor alice munros the ottawa valley is a masterpiece, for me the best story in the already superb collection something ive been meaning to tell you. The ottawa valley is the valley of the ottawa river, along the boundary between eastern ontario and the outaouais, quebec, canada. The depth of ottawa valleys history cant be found in the pages of a book it is in the place names, people and abandoned buildings of its landscape. From the beginning, it has been organized by farmers for farmers on a nonprofit basis. The history of ottawa, capital of canada, was shaped by events such as the construction of the rideau canal, the lumber industry, the choice of ottawa as the location of canadas capital, as well as american and european influences and interactions. Announcing the new and improved cbbag ottawa valley book arts show and sale. The upper ottawa valley, a glimpse of history book. Cbbag ottawa valley chapter canadian bookbinders and book. Generally speaking, closer to the ottawa river the terrain. Canadiens dorigine irlandaise ontario hamel family hemphill famille irish irish ontario ontario ontario est ontario, eastern ottawa river valley quebec and ont. The upper ottawa valley is a region in eastern ontario, canada. Antiquarian, used and rare books located on bank street in the glebe neighbourhood of ottawa, ontario, canada.
City of big ears, by robert haig, 1969, haig and haig publishing company records of the rise and progress of the city of ottawa, the historical society of ottawa. Search the history of over 424 billion web pages on the internet. Tuesday, january 14, 2020 to sunday, april 26, 2020. Ottawa history ottawa public library bibliocommons. The upper ottawa valley to 1855 edited by richard m. History of the hemphill family, ottawa valley, 18732008. Anglicanism in the ottawa valley essays for the centenary of the anglican diocese of ottawa. Glaciers retreated from what is now the ottawa valley region 12,800 years ago, leaving the area covered by the champlain sea for thousands of years. Because of the surrounding shield, the valley is narrow at its western end and then becomes increasingly wide as it progresses eastward.
We work hard with small family farms in the ottawa valley to provide genuine farm orders that work for every family. Lumbering in the ottawa and gatineau valleys ontario and quebec, canada. History of the ottawa valley, ontario and quebec, canada. Ontario historical society, volumes 14 ottawaottawa valley pioneer life. History originally formed as the bytown book artists, the ottawa valley chapter of the canadian bookbinders and book artists guild is a volunteerrun organization whose mandate is to create a spirit of community among bookbinders and book artists and between these individuals and the wider book community. By 1914, ottawas population had surpassed 100,000 and today it is. The upper ottawa valley, a glimpse of history paperback. Bibliography of reference material for web site bytown or bust.
It is these people, the algonquins, who were and are the indians of the ottawa valley. Links to directories marked ancestry are to those available through ancestry. The ottawa ontario stake family history centre has been serving the ottawa valley community since 1984. Our stock is general in nature with a large emphasis on things catholic, followed by childrens books, books of local interest ottawa valley, algonquin park, madawaska highlands, irish, canadiana, and a lot of good general reading. The upper ottawa valley, a glimpse of history by clyde c. The artifacts found throughout the ottawa valley allow archaeologists to piece together the regions ancient history. In this unusual book joan finnigan brings to life some of the giants, real and. Ottawa valley historical society champlain trail museum and. Using the context of nineteenthcentury religion, economics, demographics, and culture in canada, this book traces the antecedents of the pentecostal assemblies of canada paocas it develops various institutions and structures to deal with the. It stands on the south bank of the ottawa river in the eastern portion of southern ontario.
Ottawa making a capital is a collection of 24 neverbefore published essays in english and in french on the history of ottawa. It is one of the worlds largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats. Lumbering in the ottawa and gatineau valleys, ontario and. More entertaining books for children to read at home. Ottawa valley news latest daily breaking news stories. The underlying geophysical structure is the ottawabonnechere graben. They also have what is called the ottawa room all about history and genealogy in the ottawa area, in the downtown branch. Book history of the ottawa valley, a collection of facts and.
The following links are a preliminary list of ontario history books, directories etc. A historical source book for the ottawa valley book, 1981. It brings together leading historians, archeologists and archivists whose work reveals the rich tapestry of the city. A family history of the ottawa valley lemoines by lemoine, len. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and 2 maps, one showing a linguistic survey of the valley and the second one showing the watershed or catchment area of the ottawa river. Canadian history would have been a different story without them, the role they played in those early chapters was considerable.
The upper ottawa valley, a glimpse of history book discussion. Return to the oracles index return to the electronic publications index return to the asc homepage francais. History of the ottawa valley is a great resource for those with an interest in the settlement and early development of the communities in the ottawa valley. Canadian bookbinders and book artists guild ottawa valley. He has been professionally trained as a chef, taking courses in butchery and has many years of professional kitchen experience, even cooking for restaurants such as the keg. Genealogical books and paper ephemera for sale ontario. December 7, 2019 the algonquin nation is generally broken into many bands whose familial territories are divided by rivers, and the names of these rivers are often reminiscent of the traditional people of that particular river. A collection of facts, events and reminiscences for over half a century j l john lowry 18211904 gourlay on. Ottawa valley historical society champlain trail museum. Ottawa valley northwest montreal river makobe river lady evelyn river. Visit our website for more details about our collection at.
Upper ottawa valley to 1855, the mcgillqueens university. Bibliography of reference material for web site bytown or. The book addesses both the ontario and quebec sides of the ottawa river. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board.
Canadiana ottawa valley from pilgrim reader books ioba. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. The formation of an aristocracy in the ottawa valley, article by michael cross, in canadian historical association, historical papers, 1967, pages 105117 ottawa. History of the ottawa valley kinounchipirini algonquin. We are looking for people who have a passion for community history and would like to help make the champlain trial museum and pioneer village a more dynamic and engaging cultural centre in our community. Pioneers of the upper ottawa and the humors of the valley paperback or softback by gard, anson a. This fine history moves with authority, conciseness and a good deal of wit on a broad front through a century and a half of civic history. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Library and archives, national gallery of canada, 380 sussex drive, ottawa, ontario. An exhibition of illustrated books and related prints by english poet, painter and printmaker, william blake 17571827. The quio how quyon came to be the story of quyon and.
Buy the paperback book history of the ottawa valley by gourlay j. Renfrew county forms the heart of the ottawa valley as delineated by the cultural region which may not coincide with the geological terrain this guide covers the ontario side of the river, for the same valley in quebec see pontiac quebec regions. Ottawa valley historical society board of directors opportunity. Using the context of nineteenthcentury religion, economics, demographics, and culture in canada, this book traces the antecedents of the pentecostal assemblies of canada paocas it develops various institutions and structures to deal with the demands of its people. The algonkins of the ottawa valley, an historical outline, by peter hessel, kichesippi books, arnprior, isbn 0921082010 canadas first. City of ottawa, ontario online historical directories. From a modern perspective, we have to recall the effort that the french made to convert all of the indigenous peoples to the roman catholic religion and the role of their missions in this process. Seemingly endless references to specific settlers and early community leaders populate the pages of this respected history. History of the ottawa valley, ontario and quebec, canada j. By 1914, ottawa s population had surpassed 100,000 and today it is the capital of a g7 country. In other words, whatever your familys surname, the book contains resource material for anyone interested in ottawa valley history or interested. Ten thousand years ago the water retreated and land emerged.
The story of philemon wrights settlement, carved out of the ottawa valley. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This booming industry led to the valleys first real waves of immigration, and to a fascinating cultural period in the history of ottawa river valley. Logging in the ottawa valley the ottawa river and the. Explore life stories, offer tributescondolences, send flowers or create a lasting online memorial.
Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. City of ottawa, ontario online historical directories expand your research by checking out the canada online historical newspapers here. Pakenham, ottawa valley village 18231860, opens with a brief outline of the geology of the area, and described the formations of rock laid down by the three invasions of the sea that advanced thus far up the ottawa valley. Linguistic survey of the ottawa valley, carleton university, 1981. See the complete ottawa and the valley series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Reference materials, including books, newspapers, directories, and municipal. Explore life stories, offer tributescondolences, send flowers or create a. British library, historical print editionsthe british library is the national library of the united kingdom. Kichi sibi archaeological sites of the ottawa valley. A history of logging and life in the ottawa valley in the 19th century.
Book history of the ottawa valley, a collection of facts. Ottawa ontario family history centre genealogy familysearch. The hardy shantyman toiling through the harsh winter, the powerful axeman felling mighty trees, and the great log drives downriver are key to ontarios history in the 19th and early 20th centuries. This was joans fifth book on the oralsocial history of the ottawa valley and in it she has collected 21 stories from the oldtimers.
Greater ottawa valley obituaries from the ottawa valley news and other ontario obituary sources. They tell us, for example, that native peoples lived here for about 8,000 years before the arrival. First nations history in the ottawa area since time immemorial. For those with an interest in the history of the ottawa area check out the following website. Topics about this book topics that mention this book. This book is the first detailed study of the ottawa valley in the early 19th century. The author provides an extensive introduction and numerous documents to trace the growth of this sometimes turbulent region, and its emergence as a society distinct from what later became ontario. The upper ottawa valley, a glimpse of history paperback by.446 655 950 78 1030 1320 1280 1521 195 1546 943 259 1499 500 815 459 127 290 1111 1516 887 1194 863 1313 197 1343 1246 801 1283 1257 1207 545 131 903 11 568 1327 1232 23 803