This Day in History: Queen Victoria Chooses to Make Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s Capital (1857) — euzicasa

This Day in History: Queen Victoria Chooses to Make Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s Capital (1857) First inhabited by indigenous tribes, the city that became Ottawa was founded as Bytown in 1827 by John By, an engineer in charge of construction of the Rideau Canal linking Lake Ontario and the Ottawa River. In the 1850s, the city […]

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