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of the Quartier du Moulin, plunging the audience into the charm of the New England Heritage site.
Some 2,000 residents of the Capital Region are expected, for the fifth edition of Jane’s Walk. More than fifty walks celebrating the rich heritage of Ottawa and Gatineau will be offered.
These walking tours are presented free of charge and many of them are given in French, including those of Jean Yves Pelletier, who will explore the historic Notre Dame Cemetery in Ottawa and Robert Tight, who will visit Mcarthur Road and deliver some stories about the pioneers of Vanier.
"Jane’s Walk is first and foremost a matter of interaction with others and with their environment," notes Louise Renauld-george, member of the organizing committee.
Member of the Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l’histoire d’orléans (SFOPHO), Diego Elizondo will discover the Francophone heritage of Orléans. Last year, he began the visit on its own initiative.
"I started visiting last year, after finding out that there was never any tours in Orléans. It is a way to promote the history of Orléans and to show people who forget that Orléans has a rich history.
Translated by Catherine Kitts