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WHHS Newsletter, April-May 2012: Editor’s Note, Snoop Corner

Logging Industry Ponhook NS

Please note this photo has been touched up. It is of the men who worked in the logging industry near ‘Ponhook’ close to Windsor, NS.

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Snoop Corner

‘Who’s in the News’ and ‘Can you Identify this Photo’ have been replaced with the ‘Snoop Corner’. Since some of the volunteers are now filling in for the members who have stepped down, one being genealogy researcher, we are finding articles, newspaper clippings, photos, scrapbooks, family history, etc. that we never knew existed until now. We had two headings to choose from: The Treasure Find and the Snoop Corner. Though the former has a much nicer sound, the latter really explains it because if we did not look into that particular file we may never have found the below photo…

Logging Industry Ponhook NS

Please note this photo has been touched up. It is of the men who worked in the logging industry near ‘Ponhook’ close to Windsor, NS.

Or the piece of paper (see below) recording marriage records which is from the Diary and Related Writings of the Rev. Joseph Dimock for the years of 1768 to 1846. It was edited by George E. Levy, Acadia University.

WHHS Newsletter_marriage records

If any of our readers have found something of interest that pertains to the families who settled in or around the Hants County area, and you think our readers would enjoy it, please forward it to us and we will print it in the next issue.

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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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