Goulbourn Museum’s gift shop offers a selection of publications about Goulbourn’s past. Genealogists who trace their family to Goulbourn and “armchair historians” alike will enjoy these publications. Each item in the gift shop can be ordered online or purchased in the Museum. All prices are in Canadian funds. Taxes are included, but shipping is not. - http://goulbournmuseum.ca/gift-shop/
The Ottawa Valley’s Great Fire of 1870 The enormous scope and destructiveness of the Great Fire are finally revealed in this book, full of vivid incidents and the tragic results brought about by the combination of human and natural forces that produced a hurricane of flame across the Ottawa Valley countryside. Card Cover, 5 ¾” x 8 ¾”, 110 pages $20.00 incl. tax (plus $5.00 shipping)
For King and Canada The 100th (Prince Regent’s) Regiment of Foot The first detailed account of the fighting Irish regiment from its early recruitment years, through the War of 1812, to the granting of land for soldiers in Goulbourn Township, now part of the City of Ottawa. Card Cover, 6″ x 9″, 256 pages, 12 colour plates, 14 illustrations, and 7 maps $35.00 incl. tax (plus $6.00
Hot off the presses! We are excited to announce that we have produced a beautiful 2014 Calendar. The calendars sell for $10 each and are available at the gift shop. All the photos were taken by Museum staff and 100% of the proceeds will contribute towards improving our exhibitions and programs, as well as caring for our collection and sharing the distinct history of the former Goulbourn Township. As of February 2014 calendars are 50% off.
Voices of Goulbourn’s Past Volume 1 Eleven interviews and photographs of long time residents by members of the Goulbourn Township Historical Society as transcribed by Cheryl McCoy and compiled by Linda Preston. Card Cover, Spiral Bound, 8.5″ x 11″, 85 pages $15.00 incl. tax (plus $4.00 shipping)
Thank you to everyone who has bought one of our fundraising calendars. We still have a number of them in the gift shop to sell (they are $10). Here's a sneak peek at our most festive image from the calendar. Our gift shop is open from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
Perseverance Pranks & Pride Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse Read about the memories of former teachers and students and the education received in one-room schoolhouses. Learn how teachers and students coped with the daily trials and discover how to pull some old fashioned pranks. Card Cover, 5 ½” x 8 ½”, 212 pages $25.00 incl. tax (plus $5.00 shipping)
Behind the Badge A History of Policing in Carleton Country from 1909 to 1988 This account of the growth and changes in police services in and around the Ottawa area provides an inside view of true community policing and how it has evolved. First-hand accounts of events, crimes, accidents and other investigations open a window to our local history. Card Cover, Spiral Bound, 6″ x 9″, 224 pages $20.00 incl. tax (plus $6.00 shipping)
Voices of Goulbourn’s Past (Now Available!) Volume II Ten interviews and photographs of Local Residents by Cheryl McCoy, Linda Preston and Grace Thompson. Compiled by Linda Preston. Card Cover, Spiral Bound, 8.5″ x 11″, 114 pages $20.00 incl. tax (plus $4.00 shipping)