Preserving and promoting awareness in the history and heritage of the Gatineau Valley since 1962

60th Anniversary
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Season's Greetings to all our GVHS members in our 60th year...

See our Newsletter for further details on pricing, ordering, and contact information.

Following are some suggestions:

Give a gift of local history...

You can get a lovely gift-bagged set of all 48 volumes of Up the Gatineau! and we'll include a complimentary copy of the book Tributes, with selected columns from the Low Down by the late journalist, Ernie Mahoney.

Give a Gift of GVHS Membership...

Gifting a GVHS membership is the gift that keeps giving!


Love Letters from the Cedar Chest by Maryan O'Hagan

Capital Chronicles (English version)
Chroniques de la Capitale (version française)
by Rick Henderson

Other Publications Available from GVHS

Up the Gatineau! Volume 48

Te Na Gadino CD by Ian Tamblyn

Touring Historic Wakefield by Norma Geggie

Hurling Down the Pine, 4th edition, by John Hughson and Courtney Bond

In Memory of Chelsea’s Historic Cemeteries by Carol Martin

The Extra Mile - the Journals of H.J.G. Geggie, M.D. Medicine in rural Quebec 1885-1965, Revised by Norma Geggie, 2007

Some Personal Recollections and Historic Facts About Kingsmere by Arthur Bourinot

The History of Cantley by R. A. J. (Bob) Phillips

Gatineau Valley Railway Stations, poster

Historic Map of (Chelsea) West Hull - 1875 (restored 2012 - colour)

Unique Note Cards

New GVHS Exhibit at Chelsea Town Hall

Love Letters from the Cedar Chest

History Wall

Drop by the municipal offices at 100 chemin Old Chelsea to see the new exhibit in the reception area on our “History Wall”. The exhibit tells the story of the former century-old Cascades train station, now landlocked off Old Chelsea Road close to Hwy 5, and awaiting its final destination somewhere along La Voie Verte Chelsea.

Louise Schwartz showing the new History Wall.
Volume 48

Official Release of the 2022 Volume of Up the Gatineau!

The newest volume of its local history journal, Volume 48 has been published. A complimentary copy will be distributed to members in June, and copies will be available for purchase in many local Gatineau Valley retail establishments.

Please read this update from its editor, and check out the volume’s table of contents.

See our current Newsletter.

Pat Evans Archives

Oct. 3 - Dec. 7, 2022
Monday: 10-12
Wednesday: 1-3
or by appointment at info@gvhs.ca

New on website

Updated subject and author bibliographies

Updated GVHS Remembrance Day contents

Publications of Local Interest

Capital Chronicles
Love Letters from the Cedar Chest

Past Events

November 11, 2022
Remembrance Day Ceremony 2022

Other past events.