History of Ottawa's French-speaking Community
Raconte-moi Ottawa tells the history of our region’s Francophone community and is for students from grades 7 to 10.French-Canadians were among the first people to settle in Ottawa, this website focuses on the Francophone community’s role and contribution in the development of our national capital.
Find places of commemoration and conservation, historic buildings and cultural and heritage plans. See historical facts and key dates.
Raconte-moi Ottawa is a Vanier Museopark project and a collaboration of the Department of Canadian Heritage and the City of Ottawa.
Fitzroy Township Historical Society
Contact: Jim Armstrong, 613-839-3061
Torbolton Township Historical Society
Contact: Pauline Fulford 613-832-1737
March Township Historical Society
Contact: Michele LeBoldus 613-832-1249
Ottawa Jewish Historical Society
21 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, Ontario, K2A 1R9
Tel.: 613-798-9818 ext. 264
Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l’histoire d’Orléans
The City of Ottawa works with a large and diverse group of community-based heritage organizations that preserve and promote local heritage through museums and archives and special programs.
- Heritage Ottawa
- Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa (CHOO)
- Pinhey's Point Foundation
- Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives
- Réseau du patrimoine franco-ontarien (RPFO)