Promotes matters of historical or heritage significance in the Gatineau Valley in west Quebec.

Next Event

Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:30 pm (note change of date)

Growing up in the Strutt House and other Architectural Tales,
Lesley Strutt and Titania Truesdale.
Larrimac Golf Club, Rte 105, Chelsea QC.

    James W. Strutt , pictured in 1956, left his mark on the landscape of the Gatineau Valley. The Strutt House (on Mountain Road) and other buildings he designed in the region, have received national and international attention.
    The Strutt House was awarded a Getty Foundation conservation grant in the Keeping It Modern program. The house and an exhibit of modernist architecture, form the Modernist Pavilion in the 150 anniversary celebrations in the National Capital Region.
    Lesley Strutt is Mr. Strutt’s oldest daughter and Titania Truesdale is writing Strutt’s biography. Together they will offer insight into a rare individual, and a beloved father.

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Pat Evans Archives
Open from 1:30 to 3:30 on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Carol Martin
In memory of Carol Martin, a volunteer with the Gatineau Valley Historical Society since 1976.
David Castleman
In memory of David Castleman dedicated to many facets of the Society.

Future Events

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Annual Dinner and Awards Evening
Camp Fortune Lodge

with special guest Ian Tamblyn

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Old Chelsea Tour

Other Events

"Lost Villages of Chelsea".

Lost Villages
Photo & Map Exhibit.
December 2016 to March 2017,
La Fab, Old Chelsea, QC. See also online exhibit.

Past Events

British Home Children in Western Quebec
Held at the Mill Road Community Space in Chelsea on Monday, October 17, 2016.

New to the GVHS

150 Years of History
Low Down photo essays celebrating our Gatineau Valley history.

Lost Villages
of Chelsea Island, Kirk’s Ferry and Cascades submerged with the flooding in 1926/27.

La Famille Alexander et la « Meech Lake House »
Presentations by Michel Lemaire on James Alexander and his family at Meech Lake.

Home Children
The GVHS is seeking information on Home Children who were placed in the Gatineau Valley.

Winter Trail
New look and new signs for Chelsea Community Winter Trail.

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