AYLMER : L'histoire des deux débarcadères (1800-1830)
La curieuse histoire de la fondation d'Aylmer et de Deschênes ; les 30 premières années.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 11 - Stepping Back to Bytown, part II
Part 2 of our ramble behind Parliament Hill to the Portage Bridge and back along Wellington St.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 10 - Stepping Back to Bytown, part I
In this two-part Ramble, Rick and Andrew take you back to several sites of Upper and Lower Bytown.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 9 - The Earliest Settler Cemeteries
Andrew and Rick take us on a ramble through them and tell us some un-settling stories.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 8 - The First Farms
In this episode, Andrew & Rick explore the (ahem) roots of the Ottawa Valley's first settlements.
THE VOYAGEURS - by Bill Mason
As the perfect means to show what portaging was like, what better video to post than Bill Mason's The Voyageurs, produced by the NFB.
OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES-episode 7 - The Upper Portage
The Upper Portage of the Chaudière takes us to Mitigomijokan, the Place Where the Red Oaks Grow, commonly known as Deschênes.
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.