The Historical Society of Ottawa presents live and in person, on Wednesday, 14 September at 1 pm in the Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch Auditorium.
Philemon Wright and his Town, by Rick Henderson.
Wright carved a settlement from the Ottawa Valley wilderness over two centuries ago. His was a saga emblematic of the beginnings of Canada’s industrial development.
Rick Henderson is author of Walking in the Footsteps of Philemon Wright, and Capital Chronicles blog; great-great-great-great-grandson of Philemon Wright
All are welcome to attend without charge.
One Reply to “Philemon Wright and his Town”
I wonder how many people these days know that Wrightville was the first name for Gatineau, formerly Hull?