Special Exhibits

Special online exhibits developed for outreach.

Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph
The Chelsea Cenotaph at the Pioneer Cemetery honours the lives of those who were lost during active service of World War I and II. The Cenotapth displays the names and details of 11 men from Chelsea.

Lost Villages
Based on a series of 3 panels of the once-thriving waterfront villages of Chelsea Island, Kirk’s Ferry and Cascades before they were submerged by the flooding of the Gatineau River in 1926-1927.

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.

Chelsea Community Trail
Historical signs placed along the Chelsea Community Trail from Chelsea to Farm Piont sponsored by the Municipality of Chelsea, Sentiers Chelsea Trails, Voie Verte Chelsea and the Gatineau Valley Historical Society.

Then and Now
Display of images mostly of buildings from the Chelsea and Wakefield area showing the historical images and overlaid with the current view.

The Historical Legacy of the Gatineau from Cantley to Low
Discover the history of this region through the compilation of images and stories that have been archived by the Gatineau Valley Historical Society.