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

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Until we can meet again in person, Society volunteers will continue to maintain our virtual collections; to plan and develop new digital products for our website and social media; and to produce the next issue of the Up the Gatineau!

Coming Events

February 14 – AGM - virtual event
March 21 – Rick Henderson - Larrimac
April 25 – Gilbert Whiteduck - Wakefield Centre

From our archives...

Image Bank

Image Bank Photo
Woodcutter's shack bought by Ottawa Ski Clube President C.E. Mortureau from Garrett Fortune. First called Camp Fortune Lodge, it became known as "Mort's Cabin" after a new lodge was built two years later. See more.

Text Bank

Text Bank Clipping
Vorlage Ski Club of Wakefield Mecca for Hundreds. From the Ottawa Citizen, February 20, 1952. See more.

Historical Maps of Gatineau Park

Trail Maps
1929 The Trail of the Merry-Go-Round Ottawa Ski Club News. 30 Jan 1929. (From Charles Hodgson). See Trail Maps (1912-1960).
See our current Newsletter.

Publications of Local Interest

The Great Lakes RED BOOK 1937

Past Events

Remembrance Day ceremony

2021 Remembrance Day ceremony at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph.


Other past events.