Timber Rafting on the Ottawa - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Timber Rafting on the Ottawa

The rafting of large cribs of square timber down the Ottawa River and then on to Quebec City was a highly lucrative trade throughout most of the 19th century, and was a significant factor in the economic development of the Ottawa valley.

Location

In Robert Simpson Park, at the foot of John Street, Arnprior

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Renfrew

Municipality: Town of Arnprior

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