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OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES - episode 4 - The Oldest Settler Burial

Updated: Dec 13, 2021


Introducing a new series that will fly you through the rich history of the Ottawa Valley - rambles through the history around us.

In this, the 4th installation of the OTTAWA VALLEY RAMBLES, Andrew Van Beek, videographer, and Rick Henderson, historian, visit the oldest known settler burial ground in the region. The site of George Smyth's burial, at the feet of Andrew Leamy.

Videographer Andrew Van Beek.




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Rick Henderson
Rick Henderson
19 déc. 2021

I misspoke when recording this: Andrew Leamy was born in 1816, and not one year after George was buried. Also, Thomas Smyth was Lt. Thomas Smyth, not a Captain.

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Very interesting, informative, and well done! Keep the episodes coming.

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Rick Henderson
Rick Henderson
28 déc. 2021
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Thanks, Mark.

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Mark VanBeek
Mark VanBeek
20 nov. 2021

Such a great way to bring all these stories and people back to life. I love being able to read the details and tnow hear and see all the anecdotes with your combined format. I look forward to every episode and crave more. You guys make a great team. Please keep up the awesome work!

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Rick Henderson
Rick Henderson
21 nov. 2021
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Thanks, Mark. Your brother's a lot of fun and a really great videographer. We're having a blast doing these.

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Absolutely fascinating. Keep them coming!😀

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Rick Henderson
Rick Henderson
19 nov. 2021
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Thanks so much, Mark.

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Al Kuiper
Al Kuiper
13 nov. 2021

Fascinating story. I love to take in these interesting stories, as well as those in your book. Thanks for making this video.

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Rick Henderson
Rick Henderson
16 nov. 2021
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Thanks, Al. Glad you're enjoying them.

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