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The History of Petawawa

  • Train Station miniture layout at Petawawa Heritage Village

    Once again a local student has shown his community enthusiasm and artistic skills through his display at the Petawawa...

  • August Gust, his wife Louise and their four sons were all born in Germany: August in 1837; Louise in 1836; Albert in 1869...

  • photo of prisoners of the petawawa internment camp

    Camp 33 - Petawawa
    In December 1914 a Prisoner of War (POW) Internment Camp opened at Camp...

  • photo of the leder family

    Karl Leder was born in Germany in 1839, the son of a well-to-do tavern owner and his wife. As he had no inclination to...

  • photo of radtke family

    In 1883 John and Mathilda Radtke left Hamburg, Germany with their daughter Bertha, his mother Ernestina, her sister Emma...

  • On July 7, 2012 past students and teachers of SS#3 Black Bay School and volunteers of the Petawawa Heritage Village (...

  • The word “telegraph” is derived from the Greek language and means “to write far”; so it is a very exact word, for to...

  • Petawawa Heritage Village 2012 student workers return to school

    Petawawa Heritage Village Student Workers Head Back to School

    The summer season for 2012 has drawn to a close at...