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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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