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Preserving and promoting awareness in the history and heritage of the Gatineau Valley since 1962

Due to the measures taken to limit the spread of COVID-19, please note that the programming and activities offered by the Gatineau Valley Historical Society are suspended until further notice.

En raison des mesures prises pour limiter la propagation de COVID-19, veuillez noter que la programmation et les activités offertes par la Société historique de la vallée de la Gatineau sont suspendues jusqu'à nouvel ordre.

Other Events

Guided Tour of the Sculpted Rocks of Cantley
April 26, 2020

Sculpted Rocks of Cantley

In accordance with COVID-19 recommendations...
The Cantley Quarry Tour is postponed
until October, 2020.
Cantley 1889 will notify you in the autumn when details are available.

On April 26, there will be another guided tour of Cantley's "Sculpted Rocks". In case of rain, the tour will be rescheduled to May 3. See Cantley Facebook page for any changes. See poster.pdf for details and background information.

Past Events

Annual General Meeting and Archives Open House
February 17, 2020

2020 AGM

The GVHS held our 2020 Annual General Meeting on Monday February 17th at the Chelsea Library.
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Press Release
Ownership transfer, Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph to the Municipality of Chelsea.

New to the GVHS

Historical Maps of Gatineau Park
collection of over 450 maps and documents.

Text Bank
now has 7785 articles.

Up the Gatineau!
All articles from Volumes 1-10 are now available online.