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Ottawa is the capital of Canada and the country's fourth largest municipality, as well as the second largest city in the province of Ontario. It is located in the Ottawa Valley in the eastern portion of the province of Ontario. Ottawa lies on the banks of the Ottawa River, a major waterway that forms the boundary between Ontario and Quebec.
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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bridge at Bytown, Upper Canada
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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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1800 - First European settlement on the site of present-day Ottawa.

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1832 - Rideau Canal from Kingston to Ottawa completed

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1850 - Bytown (Ottawa), Ontario founded
The site of By's headquarters during the construction of the Rideau Canal is incorporated as...Read MORE...

1855 - Bytown Renamed
The capital city, Ottawa, was originally named Bytown after Colonel John By, who headquartered...Read MORE...

1857 - Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as the new capital of the United Province of Canada.

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News  1870 - Fire
OTTAWA, Ont., Aug. 19. - Several wealthy farmers have been burned out recently, losing from $8,000...Read MORE...

1873
OTTAWA, formerly BYTOWN, a city of Ontario, capital of the Dominion of Canada, and of Carleton co., ...Read MORE...

1879 - Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame-d’Ottawa established at Ottawa

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1882 - The Electric Cooking Range (or Stove) Invented in 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario by Thomas Ahearn and first showcased at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893,
it had by the 1930s replaced most gas stoves in kitchens around North America and Europe.
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News  1892 - Wreck of the Quadra.
OTTAWA, Ontario, May 28. - The Minister of Marine and Fisheries has received a dispatch from the...Read MORE...

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News  1906 - FOUR KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK - Timber-Laden Train Broke in Two Ascending a Steep Incline.
Special to The New York Times.

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 8. - A railroad wreck in which four persons ...Read MORE...

News  1906 - CYCLONE STRIKES OTTAWA.
Churches Partially Unroofed and Windows Broken.

Ottawa, Aug. 6. - A cyclone struck Ottawa at 6...Read MORE...

News  1906 - FIRE IMPERILS A HUNDRED IN HOTEL.
WERE FORCED TO JUMP FROM WINDOWS AND FIRE ESCAPES.
MANY INJURED, 2 WILL DIE.

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1908 - A branch of the Royal Mint is established in Ottawa, making for the first time coins in Canada.

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News  1913 - EIGHT DEAD IN WRECK
Spreading Rails Sends Two Immigrant Cars Into Ottawa River

OTTAWA, June 25, - Eight persons were ...Read MORE...

News  1916 - CANADIAN PARLIAMENT FIRE AN ACCIDENT.
FIVE LIVES LOST WHEN $6,000,000 HISTORIC AND BEAUITFUL STRUCTURE BURNS.

Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 4. -...Read MORE...


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