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Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair

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Are you interested in family history?  Curious about the history of Ottawa?  Drop in to:

  • Enjoy genealogy and local history presentations
  • Visit displays from local museums, historical and genealogy societies
  • Bring your questions for consultation with genealogy specialists in the Resource Room


  • 10:00 a.m.:  Research in Archives, Libraries, Historical Societies - Library and Archves Canada, BIFHSGO, OPL
  • 11:00 a.m.:  DNA: What do the matches mean? - Leanne Cooper
  • 1:00 p.m.:   Free Online Resources for the Frugal Genealogist - Gail Dever, Genealogy à la carte
  • 2:00 p.m.:   House History: Researching Your Building or Property - Stuart Clarkson, City of Ottawa Archives

All activities are free.  Registration not required.  Offered in partnership with British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)




Groupe d'âge

Adultes 50-plus