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The following are documents and contents pertaining to the Gatineau Valley.

Gatineau Valley North: Settled for Forests and Fortunes
Presentation developed and presented by Marc Cockburn, with assistance from Caroline Hogan, Norm Ramsay and Sophie Dazé from Library and Archives Canada; Luc Brazeau from les Archives Nationales du Québec, Outaouais; GVHS members Duncan Marshall and Bruce Ballantyne; caption writer Tamara Tarasoff; and translators Robert and Denise Carrière of Communications St-Germain.

"O'Neil House: the Great Move!" (PDF 6.3MB) - See (Newsletter 2014-03)
Presentation by Élisabeth Veyrat and Thierry Boyer on the history of O'Neil House and their attempts to bring it back to its former appearance.

La Famille Alexander et la « Meech Lake House » (in French with some English)
Presentations by researcher Michel Lemaire to the GVHS in 2016 and to the Friends of Gatineau Park Annual Research Forum in 2015 on James Alexander and his family who arrived at Meech Lake at the end of the 19th century, where they operated a sawmill.

La Montée Lauriault et le chemin Kingsmere (in French with some English)
Presentation by researcher Michel Lemaire to the GVHS in 2017 on the Lauriault Hill and Kingsmere Road.

Researching Military Family History (PDF 2.7MB) - See (Newsletter 2011-04)
Presentation by Carol Reid from the Canadian War Museum on military genealogy, including a comprehensive introduction to on-line resources related to Canadian military service records.

Sources for a Postal History of the Gatineau Valley (PPT 8.9MB) - See (Newsletter 2011-03)
Presentation by Pascal LeBlond of Library and Archives Canada detailing the various reference documents available to a member of the public interested in researching this topic.

Chelsea's Union Mission Church Park
Commemoration of the Union Mission Church Park in Kirk's Ferry on October 2, 2011.

Dedication to Archie Pennie
Dedication to Archie Pennie by their Vintage Wings Aircraft Dedication Program.