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The Gatineau Park Chronicles
The National Capital Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the Friends of Gatineau Park, published two issues of The Gatineau Park Chronicle, with the objective of increasing awareness of the park's history and cultural heritage.

The Ottawa Ski Club Newsletter Archive
Newsletters published by the Ottawa Ski Club, from 1921 to 1974, compiled by Charles Hodgson. The Ottawa Ski Club was formed in 1910 and went bankrupt in 1989. Between those dates Gatineau Park and Camp Fortune came into being.

History of the Ottawa Ski Club 16MB by Herbert Marshall
A comprehensive document on its history from the founding in Rockliffe Park in 1910 to its expansion in the Gatineau Park.

A walk through History in the Meech Creek Valley
A walk that presents the history of the Meech Creek Valley through a series of panels and information points at strategic locations along Cross Loop Road in Chelsea sponsored and supported by the Municipality of Chelsea, the National Capital Commission (NCC), the Conférence Régional des Élus de l’Outaouais (CRÉO), the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais and the Gatineau ValleyHistorical Society.

La Famille Alexander et la « Meech Lake House » (en français with some English)
Presentations by researcher Michel Lemaire to the GVHS in 2016 and to the Friends of Gatineau Park Annual Research Forum in 2015 on James Alexander and his family who arrived at Meech Lake at the end of the 19th century, where they operated a sawmill.

La Montée Lauriault et le chemin Kingsmere (en français with some English)
Presentation by researcher Michel Lemaire to the GVHS in 2017 on the Lauriault Hill and Kingsmere Road.

Le Mystère du Muret (YouTube presentation en français)
Presentation by Jaques Tardivel sponsored by Friends of Gatineau Park on solving the mystery of a stone wall in Gatineau Park, sponsored by Friends of Gatineau Park.

The following is a selection of links to other related contents on this website: