ELISABETH BRUYÈRE AND THE 1847 TYPHUS EPIDEMIC

Story kiosk location Corner of Bruyère and Dalhousie Important dates (1847 – 1849) The grey nuns built a school, hospital, orphanage and old-age home for the local Irish immigrant community. Audiofile No Who lived here? Élisabeth Bruyère, a grey nun from Montréal, arrived in what is now Ottawa in 1845 to serve the community. She …

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