150 Years of History in the Hills
The following article first appeared in "The Low Down to Hull and Back News" in the March 08, 2017 issue. Reprinted with permission.
This is the fifth in a continuing series of photo essays celebrating our Gatineau Valley history and heritage during Canada's sesquicentennial year. The series was created by the Gatineau Valley Historical Society, in collaboration with The Low Down to Hull and Back News. All photographs are courtesy of the Gatineau Valley Historical Society, with donors noted.
A century of winter lovin' Hills folk
There are many ways to combat our long and cold Canadian winters. We're certainly not the first generation to discover the joys of outdoor sports - Gatineau Valley residents have been skiing, skating, and snowshoeing for decades. Here is a sampling from early days in the Hills, including several with the Gatineau River as backdrop.
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