Preserving and Promoting local history for the former Rideau Township
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The Heritage Country Fair

As in previous years the RTHS is having a heritage country fair at the Dickinson House and on the lawn.  There will be music, various events, amd contests and much more.  Click here for more information and to plan your participation.

 

The 2016 country fair

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 May presentation  click here  for the write up.
Quick link to the Dickinson House Website

Page reviewed or updated August 10, 2016
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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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Acknowledgement

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 June Excursion