Author: Brian McConnell, history enthusiast, re-enactor, descendant of a Loyalist soldier in the American Revolution, and member of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada. You can see Brian's original writing (with more photos) on his website here where you can also download the pdf. Posted with author's permission.
Welcome to the West Hants Historical Society! Based in Windsor, Nova Scotia, our Museum collects and preserves artifacts and historical information about Hants County. Our Genealogy Library houses a large variety of resources including family histories, school registers, graveyard inscriptions, and more. We are also proud to manage the national historic site of Fort Edward, the oldest surviving wooden blockhouse in Canada. Please join us!