28 May 2019

Gatineau Valley Historical Society releases new annual issue of “Up the Gatineau!”

 On the Gatineau, painting in pastel
by Alfred Worsley Holdstock, circa 1850.
The following is from the Gatineau Valley Historical Society.

Old Chelsea, QC, May 27, 2019 –The Gatineau Valley Historical Society (GVHS) officially launched volume 45 “Up the Gatineau!” on May 27th at the GVHS Annual Dinner and Awards at Camp Fortune Lodge in Chelsea.
Many of this year’s articles touch on or reflect the influence of the early Irish immigrants who homesteaded in the Gatineau Valley in the mid-19th century including a piece by the award-winning author Brian Doyle. This volume, a diverse offering of 10 articles, features 5 first-time and 3 returning contributors as well as a stunning collection of paintings and photographs of scenes of the early Gatineau Valley Landscape. See the table of contents.
The GVHS promotes publications dealing with the history of the Gatineau region and sells their publications at their monthly meetings, special events at the GVHS archives office at the Chelsea Library or by mail.
For more information please contact the Gatineau Valley Historical Society at info@gvhs.ca.

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