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The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South Africa War | Les 1000 braves: Ottawa et la guerre d’Afrique du Sud

July 10, 2019 - February 17, 2020
Musée Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P6 Canada
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The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War is an exciting new temporary exhibition presented by the BYTOWN MUSEUM to mark the 120th anniversary since the beginning of the South African (Boer) War in 1899. Featuring exceptional artefacts, unique photographs, and contemporary accounts, this new special exhibition will reveal Ottawa’s contribution in South Africa and explore how the Canadian experience shaped future military involvement overseas. The Gallant Thousand: Ottawa and the South African War will be on display at the BYTOWN MUSEUM from May 17, 2019 through to February 17, 2020. Le MUSÉE BYTOWN présente une nouvelle exposition temporaire fascinante, Les 1 000 braves : Ottawa et la guerre d’Afrique du Sud, qui souligne le [...]

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10:00 am

Sifting through history (archeology) | Passer l’histoire au crible (archéologie)

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Pinhey’s Point Historic Site | Lieu historique de Pinhey’s Point 270 Pinhey's Point Road
Dunrobin, Ontario K0A 1T0 Canada
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Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, from 10 am to 4 pm |Le samedi 10 août et le dimanche 11 août, de 10 h à 16 h Cost: Admission is by donation | Prix d’entrée : contribution volontaire Did you know Pinhey’s Point is an active archeological site? Archeology can lead to new discoveries and help historians confirm (or disprove) existing theories. Participants of all ages are invited to get their hands dirty and take part in a dig. Will you make a new discovery of your own? What secrets about this history of our site are buried beneath the soil? Saviez-vous que Pinhey’s Point est un site archéologique actif? [...]

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