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Philemon Wright and his Town — The Historical Society of Ottawa

September 14 - 13:00 - 14:30

Join The Historical Society of Ottawa and Guest speaker Rick Henderson, the author of Walking in the Footsteps of Philemon Wright, and Capital Chronicles blog, and the great-great-great-great-grandson of Philemon Wright.

Henderson paints an intimate portrait of the man and his family —  and of his dreams, struggles and successes as they carved a settlement from the Ottawa Valley wilderness over two centuries ago. His was a saga emblematic of the beginnings of Canada’s industrial development.

 

Organizer

The Historical Society of Ottawa
Phone:
613-234-4570
Email:
historicalottawa@gmail.com
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Venue

Ottawa Public Library Main Branch
120 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M2 Canada
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