T. W. Edwin Sowter

He identified a large number of sites in the lac Deschênes area, essentially from Hull-Ottawa to Constance Bay. While his archaeological collections have essentially vanished, the information contained in his published articles is as valuable as the artifacts themselves.

- Born Aylmer, Quebec
-Worked for the Topographical Survey Branch of the Interior Department of the Government of Canada

(Photo of T.W.Edwin Sowter taken at the end of the 19th century by the well-known Ottawa photographer, Pittaway; kindly made available by Mr. Sowter's grand-daughter Mrs. Maud McCaffrey of Aylmer)

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