The transition of Bytown to Ottawa, 1827-1877

by William Pittman Lett

Publisher: Historical Society of Ottawa = Société historique d"Ottawa in Ottawa

Written in English
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Statementby William Pittman Lett
SeriesBytown pamphlet series -- no. 45.
ContributionsHistorical Society of Ottawa
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573452M
ISBN 100920960456

During the years between and ,Lower Town developed into the business centre of Bytown/ the city's first railway terminated; the transshipment of goods between the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal took place; and the region's most significant commercial centre, the By Ward Market, prospered.   OTTAWA CITIZEN, By Patrick Smith Time travel machines may not exist, but the organizers of Bytown Days don't think that should stop you from taking a trip back in time. The annual event, which has been celebrating Colonel By Day for two decades in various formats, celebrates Bytown and its history and heritage prior to becoming Ottawa. Here are five new additions to this . A railway to connect Bytown with Prescott is now in progress, and when completed (which will doubtless be at an early day) it cannot fail to be of immense advantage to the fine country which it will intersect, as well as to Bytown and the extensive and fertile country drained by the Ottawa and its tributaries. Bytown is distant from Montreal. Sketch of Bytown to accompany the clerk of works letter dated Unknown Artist,''Bytown (now Ottawa), sketch map showing land lots purchased by the government", Ordnance Department, The National Archives of the UK, MR (2).

Bytown Estate Sales provides a full range of services depending on your current situation and/or need. Put your trust in our highly skilled team, with a reputation for honesty, respect and outstanding results.. Whatever you need help with, we encourage you to let us make this life transition . Chronicled Ottawa’s development in poetry and journalism, including pamphlets on local history such as “The City of Ottawa and its Surroundings” and “The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa ,” and poetry, such as the oft-cited “Recollections of Bytown and its Old Inhabitants.”. BOOK A FOUNDA|tionS SESSION. Bytown Fitness. Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2H6. [email protected] Hours. Mon 6am to pm. Tue 6am to pm. Wed 6am to pm. Thu 6am to pm. Fri 6am to pm. Sat 9am to 2pm. sented with a copy of the book “Early Canadian Timekeepers” by Jane Varkaris and Jim Connell. The book was donated by the Varkaris family. Dan Hudon As noted in the last issue of the Bytown Times, due to health issues, Dan Hudon has had to step down from his position as .

Dr. Edward Van Cortlandt, portrait by Elihu Spencer (Bytown Museum, P) / jpg The workers’ shovels had struck human bones buried behind an inn and ferry terminus known as Hull Landing, opposite the entrance locks of the Rideau Canal and nearby Barrack Hill — the future home of the Parliament Buildings.   Bytown Museum: Loved It - See traveler reviews, 65 candid photos, and great deals for Ottawa, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.   Ottawa, Ontario, incorporated as a city in , population , ( c), , ( c). The City of Ottawa is the capital of Canada and is located on the Ottawa River on Ontario's eastern boundary with Québec, about km west of Montréal. Bytown, Ottawa, Ontario. 20 likes. Bytown is the former name of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's capital city. It was founded on Septem , /5.

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Books Format: Pamphlet. The Historical Society of Ottawa. BoxStation "B", Ottawa, ON. K1P 5P6. The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa in the Bytown Pamphlet Series. The Historical Society of Ottawa Publications, Van Cortlandt, Gertrude.

Records of the Rise and Progress of the City of Ottawa in the Bytown Pamphlet Series. The Historical Society of Ottawa. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Recollections Of Bytown And; About; Contact; Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants.

Recollections of Bytown and its. Chronological History of Bytown - Mary M. Cox Author's Note: I have fond memories of a lady living in our home when I was nine years old who told fascinating stories about Bytown. She was born in Ottawa in the late s or early s.

It is to this lady that I owe a debt of gratitude. Ottawa is not a handsome city, and does not appear destined to become one either." Sketch entitled First Landing, Bytown, The sketch was supposedly drawn by Colonel By himself upon his arrival - McCord Museum M Ottawa was a rough place, without a doubt, but was well on its way to becoming the elegant city we know today.

17th century. – Étienne Brûlé is the first European to see the Chaudière Falls – Samuel de Champlain passes the site of the future Ottawa on June 4. to – A royal charter from the King of France evolved to give successive groups monopolies to invest in the vast territory of New France, control the fur trade and manage colonization.

The Bytown and Prescott railway first crossed into Bytown in April – Ottawa experienced economic progress and expanding transportation routes.

The railway was a bold achievement, and Sir Richard Scott believed in Ottawa’s progress and potential to become the Capital, but “ without the railway the hope was only a dream”.

Jamieson, M., “Schools and schoolmasters of Bytown and early Ottawa” in Transactions of the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Ottawa, vol. III,pages 36. A history of old Bytown and vicinity, now the city of Ottawa by,s.n. edition, Microform in English.

Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Recollections Of Bytown And. The guest speaker for the first HSO meeting of is familiar to many who have a love of Ottawa’s past.

As the executive director of the Bytown Museum, Robin Etherington has been an enthusiastic promoter of culture and heritage in Ottawa for over 20 years. Robin has been the executive director of Bytown Museum since Ottawa Branch member Allan Lewis has a large web site for history and genealogy in the Ottawa area.

It is located at and consists of about 1, web pages (so far). The site has a dedicated Google search engine on every page, where visitors are able to search for surnames, geographic locations or subject matter.

“The respectful reinternment of remains from Ottawa’s earliest settlers allows those who pioneered our city to rest in peace at the new Barrack Hill Cemetery within Beechwood Cemetery.” – Mayor Jim Watson.

Key facts. Bytown’s earliest residents from all levels of society and of all ages were buried at Barrack Hill Cemetery. Chronicled Ottawa’s development in poetry and journalism, including pamphlets on local history such as The City of Ottawa and its Surroundings and The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa and poetry, such as the oft-cited Recollections of Bytown and its Old Inhabitants.

Bytown is almost always depicted as being an outpost in the wilderness; a frontier town surrounded by nothing but rugged land and trees. That description really belonged to the town across the river.

Inan American named Philemon Wright traveled north of the border to inspect and survey a parcel of land on the north shore of the Ottawa River. Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants. PD by myhyp.

Leave a Comment on Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants. PD by myhyp. Leave a Comment on Post navigation. Recollections of Bytown and Its. His new book, Chaudière Falls, is about how our National Capital Region came into existence, including the establishment of Bytown/Ottawa, the village of Aylmer, and the founding of Hull Township by Philemon Wright — interesting because Philemon Wright was recently touched upon, briefly, by another article in our newsletter.

Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants 27 June hiku. Recollections of Bytown and Its Old Inhabitants - Project Gutenberg. W.H. Bartlett, The Ottawa River at Bytown,steel engraving on chine collé, 27 x cm, National Gallery of Canada.

Birth, marriage & death notices: the Bytown Packet, the Ottawa Citizen, = Naissances, mariages et décès: Le Bytown Packet, Le Ottawa Citizen,[foreword by Alan Rayburn ; index prepared under the direction of Michael Newton]., Toronto Public Library. Ottawa, The Historical Society of Ottawa, Bytown pamphlet series, No 30,15 pages.

BROCHURE Lambton, Gunda, “Teresa Meness of the Maniwaki Algonquins” dans Up the Gatineau!. Ottawa (/ ˈ ɒ t ə w ə / (), / ˈ ɒ t ə w ɑː /; Canadian French pronunciation:) is the capital city of stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern borders Gatineau, Quebec, and forms the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR).

As ofOttawa had a city population. WILLIAM PITTMAN LETT (): Editor, poet and Ottawa’s first city clerk, a position he held for 36 years. Chronicled Ottawa’s development in poetry and journalism, including pamphlets on local history such as “The City of Ottawa and its Surroundings” and “The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa ,” and poetry, such as the oft-cited “Recollections of Bytown and its Old.

Watercolour by John Burrows illustrating Bytown ca. with a view of the first eight locks and the cut-stone Sappers Bridge. Bytown (Ottawa) with a View of the First Eight Locks and the Sappers Cut Stone Bridge. John Burrowes fonds. Library and Archives Canada, accession numberC In the railway reached Bytown.

Then in Bytown changed its name to Ottawa when it was incorporated as a city. In Queen Victoria made Ottawa the capital of Canada. Meanwhile the city developed rapidly. The College of Bytown was founded in In it was renamed The College of Ottawa.

In it became Ottawa University. Early Ottawa became Bytown inwhen work on the canal began. The settlement was named after Colonel John By, who was drafted in from England to oversee construction. The Rideau Canal was opened inallowing for faster and safer transport from Montreal and bringing in much prosperity for the emerging city.

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