In Memory of Philemon Wright Jr.
In remembrance of a man who does not have a headstone, I reprint this excerpt from my book Walking in the Footsteps of Philemon Wright.
À la mémoire de Philemon Wright Jr.
En mémoire d'un homme qui n'a pas de pierre tombale, je reproduis cet extrait de mon livre Walking in the Footsteps of Philemon Wright.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 6 - The Middle Portage
The Middle Portage of the Chaudière is the toughest part of the three portages past the Little Chaudière Rapids.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES -episode 5 - The Lower Portage
In this episode, Andrew and Rick take us to the Lower Portage (Le portage-du-bas), which take us past the great Kettle Falls or Akikojiwan,.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES - episode 4 - The Oldest Settler Burial
In this, the 4th installation of the OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES, a visit to the oldest known settler burial ground in the region.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 3 - Leamy Lake, part III
Leamy Lake. Andrew Van Beek, videographer, and Rick Henderson, historian, dive into the history of the first permanent settlement here.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 2 - Leamy Lake, part II
PART 2 - A Ramble at Leamy Lake, the cradle of the First Permanent Settlement of the Ottawa Valley.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 1 - Leamy Lake, part I
Introducing a new series that will fly you through the rich history of the Ottawa Valley - rambles through the history around us. Videographer Andrew Van Beek.