Church/Notre Dame, Ottawa

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Ottawa’s Notre Dame Basilica, built in the mid-19th century, underwent a number of design changes before it was completed.  DSCN5409 Ottawa Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica SL 8x6Constructed over a period of five years, it was blessed August 15, 1846.  However, the steeples, of which there are two, were not completed until 1858;  the apse in 1862, and the primary work on the interior was undertaken between 1879 and 1887. The steeples are covered with tin, which is typical for French-Canadian churches. DSCN5407 Ottawa Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica sl 8x6  It is the oldest church in Ottawa and a National Historic Site. DSCN5408 Ottawa Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica crop SL 8x6

DSCN5408 Ottawa Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica sl2 8x6 Renovation and restoration was undertaken in the late 1990’s.

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