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16 Jan, 2006

Winterwalk to Maplelawn

Posted by andrea tomkins in: - Ottawa for kids|- Westboro|Easy ways to make kids happy|Photography

We’ve always called it our “Secret Garden.” Secret, because not many people come here. It’s too bad … because not only is this place very pretty all-year round, but it happens to be part of our local history.

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April 25th, 2011 at 4:59 pm

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[…] doesn’t sound sleepy. Not like it does during the winter. It’s a pretty raucous place at the moment. It’s full of folks who feel like they […]

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