1. Event recorded: Arnprior Chronicle April 11, 1930, page 6: dam completed at Bell’s Rapids on the Madawaska River.
2. Photocopy of a page from an unknown publication (marked Janet), with a paragraph on the Madawaska River. Largest drainage system tributary to the Ottawa in Ontario (3,300 square miles). From Source Lake in Algonquin Park to Arnprior: over 200 miles. Opeongo Lake, York River, Waba Creek.
3. Colour photo by Peter Hessel of rocky shore near Madawaska Bridge, Arnprior, at low water level (about 1988).
4. Clipping from unknown newspaper of article “Madawaska Abounding With Red Pine”, mostly about logging. The river (180 miles long) descends 1200 feet from Source Lake to Arnprior. In comparison, the Ottawa drops only about 100 feet over its 700-mile course. Quotes advertisement in the Bytown Gazette of July 21, 1836 about the Madawaska and its lumbering potential.
5. Photocopy of short article “The Madawaska River” by Peter Hessel for the Chronicle-Guide’s Weekender Supplement, June 20, 1998. Champlain, spelling, meaning.
6. Colour postcard “View from the Bridge, Arnprior”.
7. Photocopy of article by Alan Rayburn in Canadian Geographic, July/Aug. 1993: “Who’s to blame for mistaken names?” Section on the Madawaska. Cartographic information, spelling, etc.
8. Photocopies of pages 134-135, McNab — The Township by Peter Hessel, re Madawaska River.
9. Clipping of article in Ottawa Citizen, “Conspiracy of Chance”, by Lee Greenberg and Gary Dimmock, dated Sep. 28, 2002. regarding the drowning of two people at High Falls (in a dammed channel of the Madawaska River near Calabogie, on June 23, 2002.
Regarding the meaning of the name, see File “Geographical Names”, a folder personally prepared by Alan Rayburn for the Arnprior and District Historical Society in 1992, “The Geographical Names of the Arnprior Area”.