Posts Tagged ‘city of ottawa archives’

Notice for Ottawa Branch Special Event: Annual Potluck

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Time: 1:00pm

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115, Ottawa (map)

Theme: Annual Potluck.  Coffee, tea and juice provided. Bring your own plate and utensils.

Everyone is asked to bring their favourite book or resource and tell us briefly why it is/was so useful to them.

Everyone Welcome!

Contact Info: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

Reminder for Upcoming Ottawa Branch Meeting

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Date: Saturday, 19 January 2013

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

• 1:00-1:30: Free refreshments (cookies, tea, coffee) and networking

• 1:30-3:00: Shipwrecks and Sorrows: Maiden voyage of the 100th Regiment

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115 (map)

Topic: Shipwrecks and Sorrows: Maiden Voyage of the 100th Regiment

Speaker: Kurt Johnson

Brief Overview:

Shipping out to Canada in 1805, the new 100th Regiment of 900 Irish soldiers aboard five troopships met with maritime disasters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Only seven survived one shipwreck off Newfoundland while 340 men, women and children on that tall ship died. Two other troopships were wrecked off Nova Scotia. This talk will be presented by historical researcher, and Board Member of the Goulbourn Museum, Kurt Johnson.

This meeting may be simulcast for members who can’t join us in person. We will be using Live Meeting 2007 which is compatible with Windows PCs. Use this link (http://ogsottawa.on.ca/live-meeting-information//) for information on how to connect. Then connect to the meeting room itself at: https://www304.livemeeting.com/cc/genealogicalstudies/join?id=OttawaOGSMeeting&role=attend&pw=MembersDec2011

Contact Info: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

FYI: Upcoming Festive Heritage Event

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Archives Association of Ontario, Eastern Ontario Chapter, Presents:

Christmas Past Comes Alive

Date: Wednesday December 5th, 2012,

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (corner of Woodroffe Ave. and Tallwood Dr.) map

 Brief Overview:

“The AAO Eastern Ontario Chapter is pleased to partner for a second year with the Ottawa Storytellers, and this year, it’s for an evening of Christmas stories. Storytellers Leah Sander and Kim Kilpatrick will tell Christmas stories, based on personal memories or historical events, and share the process of constructing and telling a story.

Join us in exploring common interests between archives and storytelling.

Refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there!

Please see our website for further details, and upcoming events.”