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A collection of historical photos documenting the history of the Gatineau Valley.

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Brown Homestead

© Gatineau Valley Historical Society

Image: CD-027/02336-004
Location: Wakefield, La Peche, Quebec, Canada

Image Date: c 1880

Brown homestead. This square timber house was built by the grandfather (Mr. Brown) of Mabel Cross' husband, Bert Rushton. Ref. page 28, "The Extra Mile", by H. J. G. Geggie. Editor's note - Bert Rushton's mother was Nora Brown (1890 - 1970) and her father was Robert (Bob) Brown (1838 - 1907) who would have built this house.