"Public Art - Colonel By in Major's Hill Park" Ottawa Favorite Tip by yooperprof

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Favorite thing: Colonel John By (1779-1836) was the English military engineer who supervised the construction of the Rideau Canal - and while doing so, was partially responsible for the establishment of the town of Ottawa.

The sculpture - by Joseph Emile Brunet - was dedicated in 1971 - in a prominent location overlooking the Canal.

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  • Written Jul 6, 2008
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