16 August 2018
A Bi-Centennial and 2 Centennials
1. Ottawa at 200 years.
Settlers are moving up the Ottawa River to present day La Bretton Flats.
(became known as Richmond Landing) the settlers will arrive there
within the next two weeks. Refer to Carleton Saga page 50 to 64
for a great account of info on many aspects of early settlement of
Richmond and area
2. World War 1
The last 100 days; 8 August to 11 November 1918
The Canadian Legion has published an account of this time period,
Volume 3, summer 2018 entitled "The March to Victory" Canada's
final 100 days of the Great War. This publication is available at most
bookstores, $14.95+tax until 5 Nov 2018
Chapter 1. Battle of Amiens 8-11 Aug. 1918 pages 10 - 23.
3. Capreol, On. Just north of Sudbury, On
100th anniversary of incorporation as a town.
This is my hometown. Became a divisional town when the CNoR was
built from Ottawa to join with the railway which existed from Toronto
and on its way eventually to Vancouver.