The Dickinson House 2016 Season
The Dickinson House will open for the 2016 season on May 21 and will run until December 4. Click here to see the activities that are planned for the Dickinson House and Watson's Mill.
The Spring Program
April: Scott Cameron on the Picts, Orchardview, Manotick.
May: Possibly Joe and Maureen Clark, if they are available. If not, Stuart Clarkson will present on “Rideau Township as seen through The Ottawa Journal”.
June: Field excursion, to be determined
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.
Happening Now - What's New?
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.