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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. All prices are in Canadian funds. Taxes are included, but shipping is not. All books can be purchased at the Museum or you can place an order by email.

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)


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)

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, 6″ x 9″, 224 pages
$20.00 incl. tax (plus $6.00 shipping)

Voices from Goulbourn’s Past
Volume III

Seven interviews and photographs of Local Residents by Cheryl McCoy and Linda Preston. Compiled by Linda Preston.

Card Cover, Spiral Bound, 8.5″ x 11″, 122 pages
$20.00 incl. tax (plus $4.00 shipping)

Voices from Goulbourn’s Past
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)

Voices from 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)

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 shipping)



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