Knox is blessed to be one of the early historic Christian Churches in Ottawa, founded in 1844 when the city was a small lumber outpost called Bytown. For a brief timeline with highlights, click History of Knox
A number of detailed narratives have been written about the history of Knox Church in Ottawa, including A Settled Place, the most recent publication coinciding with Knox's 150th anniversary, written by Alison Hare. Copies are available through the church office.
Knox has a History and Archives Room which includes documents and photographs dating from our earliest years in the 1800s to present day. Come and See!
Watch our intro video below to learn more about the history of Knox