Learn more about Ottawa's history and heritage at these popular events hosted by Heritage Ottawa.

Our annual FREE LECTURE SERIES resumes in January 2021 via Zoom.

Our 'Social Distancing' WALKING TOUR season concluded in October 2020 and was a resounding success. Check back in spring for our 2021 schedule.  CLICK HERE to view the complete schedule of last season's Walking Tours.

  • Emerging Scholars Present: Learning from Ottawa School Heritage Stories 
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00
    Presented via ZOOM | Pre-Registration Required
    Ottawa, ON

    From communities reacting to health and safety measures, to findings about unmarked graves on former Indigenous Residential School properties, schools have been in the news across Canada. 

    The Lecture will be presented...

  • Westboro and Highland Park (Sold Out)
    Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30
    MEET: All Saints Church
    347 Richmond Road (Bus Route 11)
    Ottawa, ON K2A 0E7

    The tour starts and ends in Westboro Village, founded as Skead's Mills in 1874, and includes part of Highland Park, the former farm of the Thomson, Rochester and Cole families of Maplelawn. There are eight designated heritage buildings...