West Hants Historical Society
|Record #: WIN0144||Last Modified: 22 Feb 2021||Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2017|
|Where To Find Us||
281 King St
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0
|Areas Served||West Hants|
|Description & Services|
Objectives Listed in the Memorandum of Association (1973):
To Collect, Record and Preserve the History of Hants County and adjacent area.
To Identify and Mark any important Landmark, Structure, or Event connected with the History of Hants County.
To Establish and Operate a Museum and Research Library.
To Promote the Restoration and Preservation of Fort Edward, Windsor, N.S., and the erection of other structures and services incidental thereto.
To Initiate and Promote Programmes to further historic interest in the Heritage of Hants County.
To Compile and Publish Historical Data from material collected by the Society.
A few examples of the work of the WHHS include support organizing and supporting events at Fort Edward National Historic Site such as a Ghost Hunt and a mock archaeology dig, providing Genealogy Services and maintaining an extensive library of genealogy resources, as well as operating the WHHS Museum located, in the old Methodist church on King Street.
Please visit their webpage and Facebook site (on which they have a calendar of events) for more information about their efforts.
|Dates||Museum and Genealogy Services: Seasonal
Fort Edward National Historic Site: Seasonal but the grounds are open year round.
|Tags||Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Guided Tours ; Library ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Summer Programs ; Tourism ; Volunteer Opportunity|
|Categories - General||Cultural Heritage Programs ; Genealogy Programs/Services ; Historical Societies ~ Library Services ; Historical Societies ~ Museums ; Historical Societies ~ Oral History Programs ; Special Events & Festivals ~ Historical Societies ; Volunteer Opportunities ~ Historical Societies ; Walking Tours ~ Historical Societies|