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The West Hants Historical Society is a non-profit organization based in Windsor, NS and serving the Avon area. The WHHS has been in operation since 1973, and operates a Museum, genealogy department and the national historic site of Fort Edward in Windsor, NS.

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    Job Title: Museum Interpreter and Curator Assistant (Code CSJ) 2018

    1ST Job Posting!! Job Title: Museum Interpreter and Curator Assistant (Code CSJ) Location: Windsor, NS Wage: $11.15 per hour at 35 hours per week (Tuesday-Saturday) Start Date: May 29, 2018 […]

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    60th Anniversary of NHL Desegregation

    William Eldon O'Ree, OC ONB: 60th Anniversary of NHL Desegregation By Dawn Upshaw Community reports confirm African Nova Scotians played recreational and competitive hockey before 1820. Segregation blocked African Nova […]

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    Mill Island, Windsor

    Mill Island by Eva Mumford, Windsor, NS Prior to European settlement the area that is now called Windsor was a group of islands surrounded by marshland that was covered with […]

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    Acadian Prisoners to the Rescue of British Soldiers

    On the 3-4 November 1759, the Maritimes was struck by one of many storms that marked its history. It is comparable to the storm of 1711 and the gale of […]

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