Preserving and promoting awareness in the history and heritage of the Gatineau Valley since 1962
2019 Annual General meeting and Open House
Monday February 18, 2019, 7:30 pm
Chelsea Library, 100 Old Chelsea Road, Chelsea QC.
The GVHS 2019 Annual General Meeting and Arvhives open house will be held at the Chelsea Library on Monday February 18, 2019. A presentation highlighting some of our latest acquisitions to our photo archives collection will be presented.
The Underwater Archaeology of the Franklin Shipwrecks
held on November 19 at the Larrimac Golf Club where Chelsea resident Thierry Boyer, underwater archaeologist with Parks Canada gave an update on the finding of the second of the Franklin Expedition Ships, the HMS Terror. - more.
2018 Remembrance Day Ceremony
was held on November 11 at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph in Chelsea at the graveside of Private Richard Rowland Thompson, RCR. - more.
Other past events.
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The Archives is currently open.
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New to the GVHS
Photos of the Gatineau River before flooding.
Chelsea Community Trail Interpretive Panels
New panels added.
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