Preserving and Promoting local history for the former Rideau Township
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Notes for January 2016

The RTHS Annual General Meeting

The AGM will precede the annual Bring & Brag presentations. It is traditionally short but it is important because we elect our executive for the coming year. The nominating committee will present a report listing a slate of candidates for the various positions as recruited by the present executive. At this point there will be a request for nominations for any position from the floor. In particular there is an opportunity to join your 2016 Society executive as Director and head of the Grants Committee.

Speakers at the January meeting will be RTHS members themselves.
Yes it is time once again for our annual bring and brag
night with RTHS members and/or their guests presenting their

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?

Quick link to last newsletter: click here to view last newsletter
Quick link to the Octobert presentation  click here for the write up.
Quick link to the Dickinson House Website

Page reviewed or updated November 11, 2015
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Mailing Address

Rideau Township Historical Society
Box 56, North Gower
Ontario, K0A 2T0

Email: Secretary RTHS

Contact Officers

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The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial support, advice, and assistance of the City of Ottawa for our endeavours.

Rideau Branch, Ottawa Archives, North Gower

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.

The January 2016 Meeting