The Gatineau Valley Historical Society promotes matters of historical or heritage significance in the general area of the Gatineau Valley in west Quebec.
Pat Evans Archives
located in the Chelsea Library will be open from September 14 till December 9, 2015 on Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. The Archives will be closed from Thursday December 10, 2015 to Sunday January 10, 2016 and will re-open in the new year on Monday, January 11, 2016 - see hours and location.
GVHS President Marc Cockburn awarded the J.D. Coulson Award for Outstanding Achievement
See note in the Regional Association of West Quebecers Autumn 2015 Newsletter
See current GVHS Newsletter
for GVHS publications that make great gifts!.
Visit our publication table at the upcoming QUAIL Christmas Fair on December 5 at Chelsea Elementary School, 74 chemin Old Chelsea from 9 am to 3:30 pm. In addition to our wide range of publications, we have a unique gift for anyone who loves the Gatineau hills - a 41-volume gift-bagged set of Up the Gatineau!, our local history journal. Exceptional once a year discount price of $100, no tax (regularly $160). Pre-orders possible at 819-827-1548.
Annual General Meeting with special guest speaker, Laura BrandonMonday February 15, 2016 at the Chelsea Library
Laura Brandon was the former art historian with the Canadian War Museum.
New Publications of Local Interest
The book’s release date is Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Heritage Hall in Low, Quebec from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Another scheduled sale of the book will take place on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Brennan's Hill Hotel from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. More details can be found by accessing www.lowquebecbook.com.
Remembrance Day ceremony was held on November 11, 2015. See video by Pierre Bélisle on this year's ceremony.
See event archive for past events.
New to the GVHS
See list of awards presented at Annual Dinner.
wins the Arthur Davison Prize for best article in Volume 40, Up the Gatineau!.
Carol Martin was presented the Chelsea 2014 Volunteer Award for Arts, Culture & Heritage.
can now be made with PayPal.