People/Characters: John By

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BYTOWN a Guide to Lowertown Ottawa by No Stated Author
Engineered landscapes : the Rideau Canal's transformation of a wilderness waterway by Ken W. Watson
Labourers on the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832 : from work site to world heritage site by Katherine Mary Jean McKenna
Ottawa: An Illustrated History by John H. Taylor
Recollections of Old Bytown by W.P. Lett
The Rideau: A pictorial history of the waterway by Adrian G. Ten Cate

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Lieutenant-Colonel John By (7 August 1779 – 1 February 1836) was an English military engineer, best remembered for supervising the construction of the Rideau Canal and, in the process, founding what would become the city of Ottawa.


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