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

To see our complete schedule of Lectures for the Fall 2016 season, please CLICK HERE or see LECTURE SERIES under EVENTS on the main menu.

For the complete schedule of 2016 Walking Tours, please CLICK HERE or see SUNDAY WALKING TOURS under EVENTS on the main menu.

Our 2016 Sunday Walking Tour season has come to a close.

Please check back in May for our 2017 Walking Tour schedule.

  • What's in a Name?
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 19:00 to 20:00
    Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library
    120 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, ON K1P 5M2

    This lecture will present the early histories of Bytown, Rochesterville and Nepean with an exposé woven from the Rochester, Cole, Baillie and McDougall families whose collective signature is on much early development of...

  • Old Ottawa South
    Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 14:00 to 15:30
    Meet: Sunnyside Branch, Ottawa Public Library
    1049 Bank Street ( Across from Southminster Church )
    Ottawa, ON

    Our 2017 Walking Tour Season kicks off on Sunday, June 11. Please check back in late May for the 2017 schedule.

    In 1907, Nepean Township villages such as Ottawa South were annexed to the City of Ottawa. Improved...