No, really, it’s the Ann Sisson

A little over a year ago I learned that the steamship Ann Sisson had been beached and abandoned in Britannia Bay in 1871, somewhere SW of the lighthouse (effectively the end of the pier). This led to the blog post "Where is the Ann Sisson?" as I thought a 140' steamship would not be an … Continue reading No, really, it’s the Ann Sisson


Regina St

  Regina St was named for one of Louise Poulin's daughters, specifically Julia Regina (or Regina Juliet). 2700 Regina St An Ottawa Journal ad for 2700 Regina St from 15 Sept , 1953, presumably purchased by Mr St Jacques (sp?) who would then live there for many years.   2709 Regina St A "Britannia Park Home" built in … Continue reading Regina St

Howe St

Until amalgamation with the City of Ottawa in 1950, Howe St was “Dufferin” and Britannia Rd was either “Main St” north of Howe (but not always) and “Louis Ave” from Howe St to Carling.   2728 Howe Street