Monday, July 6, 2015

Canal Workers Memorial

The Canal Workers Memorial in the form of a Celtic cross stands to the north east of the second lock gate of the Rideau Canal on the Trans Canada Trail.





I GCUIMHNE AN
MILE OIBRÍ AGUS A
GCUID CLANN D'ÉAG
AG DÉANAMH AN
CANÁIL SEO

1826—1832

IN MEMORY OF 1000
WORKERS & THEIR FAMILIES
WHO DIED BUILDING THIS CANAL

1826 — 1832

À LA MÉMOIRE DES 1000
TRAVAILLEURS ET LEURS
FAMILLES QUI SONT MORTS
EN CONSTRUISANT CE CANAL

KA MIKWENIMAGINIWATC
NINGO KITCI
MITASOMIDANA KA
ANOKITAGEWATC ACTIC
ODEMIWAN AWIOGOK KA
NIBOWATC KA OJITOWATC
PASABIKAIGAN

1826—1832

ERECTED JUNE 27TH, 2004 BY THE
RIDEAU CANAL CELTIC CROSS COMMITTEE
AND THE
OTTAWA AND DISTRICT LABOUR COUNCIL