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Historical Maps

Selection of historical maps from the Image Bank. These images are available as high quality digital prints (see Order Images). See also Early and Historical Maps of the Area.

Map of Mouth of the Gatineau River

Map from the Image Bank
Map of the mouth of the Gatineau River showing Hull plan and parts of Aylmer and Gatineau. This image was used on the front cover of 'Up the Gatineau!'. National Map Collection, National Archives of Canada Negative G79057. (GVHS 25/1)

Official Gatineau Power Survey Map

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Gatineau Power Survey Map. Gatineau River and Cascades village prior to 1926-1927 flooding that eliminated the entire village of Cascades. Dotted lines show proposed railway (train) route. (GVHS 1742/2)

Hand drawn Map of Cascades and Meech Creek Valley

Map from the Image Bank
Hand drawn map of Cascades and the Meech Creek Valley. (GVHS 1747/2)

Sketch Map of Gatineau River 1841

Map from the Image Bank
Sketch map of Gatineau River 1841. Anthony Swalwell, Dep. P. Surveyor. Copy photograph from National Archives of Canada Map Collection (PAC) 1109. (GVHS 295/3)

Ruins of Carbide Willson's Mill

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Ruins of Carbide Willson's Mill at Meech Lake. From a small album that includes seven different photographs and a handdrawn map inside the back cover. The photographs are included in the Image Bank as records 01155.001 - 01155.007. Record 01155.008 contains the map. The Album cover is a carboard folder that indicates the photographs were processed at Tamblyn Drug Stores "Tel-Vision" print service. According to the Tamblyn cover, a central TV screen indicates "50th Anniversary 1904-1954". (GVHS 1155-008/8)

Location Map of Luster Lake

Map from the Image Bank
This is a map showing the location of Luster Lake. (GVHS 1556-003/11)

Map of Chelsea

Map from the Image Bank
Map of Chelsea from National Archives of Canada. (GVHS 1886/12)

Gatineau Park Road and Trail Guide

Map from the Image Bank
This map was created in 1951 under the auspices of the Gatineau Park Trail Riders. It shows the extensive trail network with the former names. The Trail riders were a group of volunteers who came together in 1948 under the leadership of Doug Carman and Vern Trent to maintain the trails, create signage and provide ski patrol. Kingsmere area Road and Trail Guide from 1951. From the National Archives of Canada. (GVHS 1887/12)

Ottawa Ski Club Trails

Map from the Image Bank
A map of roads and trails named "Federal District Commission, Trail Guide, Kingsmere Section". The legend includes roads, summer and winter trails, ski trails, parking and picnic areas. The area includes Meech Lake, Old Chelsea, Kingsmere, Camp Fortune, Mountain Road to Youngs Corner and areas between. (GVHS 2093/17)

Map of Chelsea Island

Map from the Image Bank
A hand-drawn map of Chelsea Island. Part of a collection of 29 photographs shown to Yacht Club for its 40th anniversary celebration by Allan Richens. (GVHS 2117-011/18)

Map of Chelsea Island

Map from the Image Bank
A close-up of the hand-drawn map of Chelsea Island. Part of a collection of 29 photographs shown to Yacht Club for its 40th anniversary celebration by Allan Richens. (GVHS 2117-012/18)

NCC Trail Map

Map from the Image Bank
Trail Map. A mosaic of "Ottawa and Meach Lake District". Original held by NCC Information Centre on Scott Road (GVHS 2147/19)

Map of future Autoroute A5 extension.

Map from the Image Bank
Modified version of map by Bruce Lister of future Autoroute A5 extension. (GVHS 2161-001/20)

Official Automobile Road Guide of Canada

Map from the Image Bank
Official Automobile Road Guide of Canada with map routes authorized by Ontario Motor League. Winnipeg to Vancouver - Sections 1 and 2. (GVHS 2162-001/20)

Map of Mishomis, Quebec

Map from the Image Bank
Map of Mishomis, Quebec. (GVHS 2211-003/22)

The Gatineau County Map

Map from the Image Bank
Map of Gatineau countryside showing Gilmour Lumber Company timber limits. From Gilmour Papers, c. 1880. Inset map of Eastern Ontario and part of Western Quebec from "Hurling Down the Pine". (GVHS 2440-001/36)

Mica Mines and Occurences in Township of Hull

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Map of Township of Hull, Que., showing location of mica mines from Hull to Wakefield. (GVHS 2440-002/36)

Lot and Range Map of Outaouais

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Lot and Range Map of the Outaouais including Hull Township (Gatineau) north to Masham and including Chelsea and Wakefield. (GVHS 2560-002/43)