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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
October 25, 2020

Sculpted Rocks of Cantley

On April 14, 2020, the Municipality of Cantley passed a resolution to purchase the Cantley Quarry which includes its prehistoric sculpted rocks.

You will have the opportunity to visit the site with Dr Sharpe on October 25th. See poster for details and events for more information.

See Cantley 1889 poster 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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Other past events.

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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.