05 January 2013

Ottawa Branch Meeting - Saturday January 19, 2013

When: Saturday January 19, 2013
Where: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115
Time:  1:00-3:00 Free refreshments (cookies, tea, coffee) and networking.

Speaker: Kurt Johnson, historical researcher, and Board Member of the Goulbourn Museum.
Topic: Shipwrecks and sorrows: Maiden voyage of the 100th Regiment

The 100th Regiment Shipped out to Canada in 1805. The new 100th Regiment of 900 Irish soldiers aboard five troopships met with maritime disasters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Only seven survived one shipwreck off Newfoundland while 340 men, women and children on that tall ship died. Two other troopships were wrecked off Nova Scotia.

This meeting will be simulcast for members who can't join us in person. We will be using Live Meeting 2007 which is compatible with Windows PCs. Use this link (http://ogsottawa.on.ca/live-meeting-information/) for information on how to connect.
Then connect to the meeting room itself at: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/genealogicalstudies/join?id=OttawaOGSMeeting&role=attend&pw=MembersDec2011.
Please connect by 1:20 at the latest so that we can ensure your connection works (sound etc.).

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