Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for August 2013

The Library of Parliament, High Victorian Gothic Elegance in Canada

Under the direction of Fuller and Jones, Ottawa’s beautiful Library of Parliament opened in 1876, rich in carvings and beautiful, classic architecture. Crates of books, maps, papers and important records were packed and unpacked with each move of the United Province of Canada‚Äôs parliament. Containing the business of government from the Legislatures of Upper Canada… (read more)