Going into this job, I definitely expected to learn new things. After all, that’s what a museum is for; learning. And I definitely have learned new things, and have been given context to things I already knew. Stories I’ve read or names I’ve heard throughout my life make more sense to me now. My understanding of the West Hants area has expanded greatly. More than that, though, I’ve learned many things about different areas, because
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!