Originally named Colonel's Hill in honor of Colonel John By, the architect of the Canal Rideau , this park was renamed ... More
Major's Hill Park
Originally named Colonel's Hill in honor of Colonel John By, the architect of the Canal Rideau , this park was renamed after By was replaced by a Major. The park offers a panoramic view of several major attractions, including Parliament Hill , the Ottawa River, the Museum of Civilization , the National Gallery and Notre-Dame Basilica . It's also the location of Colonel By's original home, or at least its foundation, as well as a statue of the city's founding father. The park is located along MacKenzie Avenue, directly behind the Chateau Laurier Hotel .
This museum was established to commemorate the men and women of Canada's armed forces. The museum's mandate is to advance
the study of Canada's military history, including the effects of war and conflict on the nation and its citizens. ...
Built between 1827 and 1832 without the aid of power machinery, the Canal is one of Ottawa's oldest landmarks; it
runs from the Ottawa River near Parliament Hill to Hog's Back Falls on the south end of the city. ...
You'll be surprised to find a fully functioning farm in the middle of the city! Located in the heart of
the Central Experimental Farm , the museum pays tribute to traditional and modern farming practices in Canada. An exhibit ...