Maritime History


  • The Home of the County Fair

    Here in Windsor most people only know us for our giant pumpkins and for discovering the great sport of hockey, but not nearly as many realize that we also held […]

  • History Hidden Away

    Here at the museum we are always happy to receive new items to be added to our displays. The days when people bring in their old family heirlooms or artefacts […]

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    Putting a Name to a Face: A WHHS Project

    Over the course of my time working at the West Hants Historical Society, I have perused our shelves often. I peek into cabinets and rifle through drawers, always finding something […]

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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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