Samuel de Champlain statue

Samuel de Champlain was a French colonist, navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He made between 21 and 29 trips across the Atlantic Ocean, and founded , and New France, on 3 July 1608.

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Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

Nepean Point is a hill with scenic lookout in , , Canada, overlooking the Ottawa River, Parliament, the Canadian Museum of History, and other features of downtown Ottawa and .

The National Gallery of Canada, located in the capital city of , , is Canada's national art museum.

Sir John Alexander Macdonald was the first prime minister of Canada.

William Lyon Mackenzie King OM CMG PC, commonly referred to by the initials WLMK, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s.

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The ByWard Market, Marché By in French, is a retail and entertainment district in downtown , Ontario, Canada.

Lower Town (also spelled "Lowertown" is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Vanier Ward in central , , , to the east of downtown.

Bytown is the former name of , , Canada.

Centretown is a neighbourhood in Somerset Ward, in central , Canada.

New Edinburgh is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward, in , , Canada.

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