Britannia Park
A neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



July 14, 2008:

In 1900, the Ottawa Electric Railway Company extended a double street car track to Britannia Bay
on the Ottawa River in Nepean Township.
This became a popular destination for families on Sundays. A substantial village
(Britanniaville) grew up in the area.

Photo Source: Where Rivers Meet, by Courtney C.J. Bond, page 98.
Source (below): The Hub and the Spokes, by Anson Gard, page 11. Streetcar trip to Britannia in 1900

New May 14, 2010: The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization run by a handful of staff and a dedicated corps of volunteers. Located at the junction of Carling Avenue and Richmond Road in a heritage log building, the Olde Forge provides an information and referral service to the community at large and a community support program to seniors and adults with physical disabilities living in the west end of Ottawa. Source for the above: The web site of The Olde Forge Community Resource Centre.
Photo Source, below: Exploring Ottawa, by Kalman and Roaf, page 156. Surname Winthrop. Winthrop Home, built 1851

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