Lost Ottawa – The Book


Get the best selling local interest in Canada for 2017. It’s got 76 stories of Ottawa and the Valley, told in a unique historical style that people love.

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Love Ottawa? Love history? Then you’ll want this unique book, containing seventy-six of the most popular stories about life in the city, as told by people themselves on the popular Lost Ottawa Facebook community.

Remember the Green Valley Restaurant, or the Britannia Drive-in? How about the chick hatchery at the Science and Tech Museum,  typing class at Laurentian, or the Capitol Theatre? Streetcars on Sparks Street? We’ve got pics and stories on all those topics and more.

Each of the stories consists of a photograph, a short description, and comments made on Lost Ottawa site, edited into the form a conversation. What people say is always informative, and often hilarious. Taken together, they represent a loving tribute to the power and beauty of everyday life.

Lost Ottawa has been posting historical photos on Facebook every day since February of 2013. It’s the largest historical community in the nation’s capital, with more than 42,000 members. That’s a lot of stores and a lot comments to choose from! The stories in this book, however, are the most popular stories as voted by the people themselves in terms of likes, comments and shares.

They’re stories about what mattered most and maybe that’s why Lost Ottawa — the Book — has been so popular. It’s the the top-selling local history book of the year. It’s sold out of local bookstores repeatedly. We’ve already had to go to a second printing.

So grab your copy today. We’ll send you a signed edition.

Put yourself in the picture! Get the book!

Additional Info

Additional information

Weight .281 kg
Dimensions 21.6 × 14 × 1 cm

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