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From the Archives: Brighton Beach - Oasis on the Rideau

26 July 2019 | Read 855 times.

Longing for a cool place in these dog days of summer? A nearby swimming hole would  be an ideal place to spend some time. In the past, the residents of Ottawa South had a wonderful spot, a beach at the end of Brighton Avenue, now a park with grass and trees, but formerly a haven for aquatic activities on the Rideau River.

From the Ottawa Journal 17-July-1970.

Brighton Beach: Oasis on the Rideau. Ottawa Journal 17-July-1970.

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