Preserving and promoting awareness in the history and heritage of the Gatineau Valley since 1962
Annual GVHS Dinner and Awards
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Bar Open at 5:30, dinner at 6:15 pm.
Launch of the 43rd volume of Up the Gatineau!
Presentation of Awards
Guest Artist - Ian Tamblyn
Full course meal (includes taxes and gratuity - $50.00 pp.
Please join us for our annual dinner, featuring the official launch of Volume 43 of Up the Gatineau! Members will have their first opportunity to pick up their complimentary copy.
Following this, the Society will present its annual awards to recognize members and others in the community for significant contributions to the Society or to local history.
Ian Tamblyn - Imagine a Time
Award-winning musician, composer and playwright Ian Tamblyn will present a selection of songs from his two most recent plays - Bridge to the Past and A River Runs Through Us - as well as excerpts from his latest work, A Summer…A Fair.
Please contact Suzanne Gibeault by Saturday, May 26, at 819-827-9260 or firstname.lastname@example.org or reserve your place online. Payment by cash/cheque at the door.
Please let Suzanne know by May 27 if you have reserved but will not be able to attend, as we are charged on May 28 for the number of places we have reserved.
or renew membership
New to the GVHS
150 Years of History
Low Down photo essays celebrating our Gatineau Valley history.
A Lake with Two Names: The Harrington Lake (Lac Mousseau) Toponymy Controversy
Up the Gatineau! Volume 42 article available online.
Sunday May 28, 1:30 pm
Everyone is invited to the official unveiling of Cantley’s Mine Car followed by a reception and the première showing of the video “A Cantley Story: The Mica Mine” at La Grange de la Gatineau.
See the attachment.
Notable Women of the Gatineau Valley
Please join us for the opening of the exhibition
Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Fairbairn House Heritage Centre
45 Wakefield Heights, Wakefield, Québec
A Barn-raising at Fairbairn House?
But to raise this barn we need volunteers to help us. Find out more on our website www.fairbairn.ca or register for the windows workshop at the end of May https://goo.gl/FrEns3
April 24, 2017
Growing up in the Strutt House and other Architectural Tales
Additional past events.
New Publications of Local Interest
Walking in the Footsteps of Philemon Wright by Rick Henderson
Low Municipality - Reflections of the Past by Don Kealey
A Collection of Works by Florence Helena McGillivray by Bill Allen
Touring Historic Wakefield by Norma Geggie