Here's a look at "The Lovers' Walk", a pathway that used to exist about halfway up the back of Parliament Hill. The postcard is postmarked October 31, 1909.
There's a good history of this lost tourist attraction on Urbsite. Here's a description from an 1880's publication about Ottawa:
"About half a mile in length, around the face of the bold bluff or cliff, shaded by trees of great beauty and covered with a thick growth of verdure, is one of the most delightful sylvan retreats imaginable. It is a secluded walk, and a favourite promenade, where lovers of Nature, as well as those of the “spoony” type are wont to congregate."Next week: A postcard of Major's Hill Park from 1914.
See also: Ottawa History Guide
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