Sports

LACROSSE AT LANSDOWNE

William James Topley. Library and Archives Canada. No. 3386679.Photo credit: Ottawa’s Lacrosse Team, June 13th, 1891. A year after this photograph was taken, the Ottawa’s lacrosse team amalgamated with the Ottawa Capitals and played in the majors under that name. Their rivals were teams from Montreal, Cornwall, and Toronto.  Source: Ottawa Journal 22 July 1897 …

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COMMUNITY, WORK, AND LIFE IN OLD OTTAWA EAST

This is a black and white photo of a map of Old Ottawa East.

Source: http://history.ottawaeast.ca/   At the turn of the century, Old Ottawa East was virtually unrecognizable. Not yet amalgamated with the City of Ottawa, it was a small town that was booming with trade, industry, and agriculture.    Much of the land was divided into estates owned by the business-owning families whose names are captured in many street …

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