The waterways of the Outaouais have made it a hub of meetings and exchanges for centuries. Discover the region's rich history by visiting its historic sites. Stroll through Aylmer, which has the largest concentration of heritage buildings and ancestral homes in the region. Tour the period setting of Louis-Joseph Papineau's seigneurial manor. Explore Rideau Hall, the official residence and workplace of every governor general since 1867.