Buildings of Old Rideau Township: A Driving Tour
Author: Betty Bartlett
Copyright: Betty Bartlett
Published by Rideau Township Historical Society
Format 6 x 8 1/2 inches, coil binding
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Rideau Branch Ottawa Archives, Tuesdays 9:30am - 4:30pm
This easy to use driving tour zigzags along former Rideau Township main roads and through the villages of Burritt’s Rapids, North Gower, Carsonby, Kars and Manotick. It includes maps, photographs and descriptions of 25 historic and architecturally significant buildings. Find out which stone farmhouse Sir John A. Macdonald frequently stayed overnight when travelling between Ottawa and his home in Kingston. Learn about the “Ideal Block Machine” and how it was used by the Osgoode Boyd Brothers to create a popular type of construction in the area.