The RTHS Dickinson House Project
Maureen McTeer is an Ottawa lawyer, author, and lecturer. . In her May 18th presentation she will offer her insights into the history of 24 Sussex and her thoughts on its future.
Click here to see a poster for the presentation.
Click here or click the meeting notice above for the details of the meeting.
The operation of the Dickinson House each summer as a museum is the flagship project of the Rideau Township Historical Society. Over the past few summers the Society has hosted as many as 8000 visitors annually. The House will open for the 2016 season on May 21 and will run until December 4.
A Special Event
Dave Bartlett's book on heritage buildings in North Gower and the area is available online. Click here to visit the site.
Click here for more on RTHS history and interests.
Click here for links to popular sites such as other archives, historical societies, museums, and source of genealogical information.
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Rideau Township Historical Society
Box 56, North Gower
Ontario, K0A 2T0
Email: Secretary RTHS
The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial support, advice, and assistance of the City of Ottawa for our endeavours.
Why Not Join the RTHS?
Attend the meetings and enjoy the presentations, meet other people interested in local history, find fascinating projects to volunteer for, get assistance and advice with genealogical and historical research, and learn more about local history.
Meetings are held monthly (except for July and August) at various locations in the former Rideau Township including Manotick, Kars, North Gower, and Carsonby. We also do excursions to historical points of interest.
Yearly membership costs are $10 for a single & $15 for a family.
To join contact the Membership Director.