West Hants Historical Society

Welcome to the West Hants Historical Society

Explore the rich history of West Hants and the surrounding areas in one of the Town of Windsor’s fascinating gems. Our hours are seasonal, so be sure to plan your trip.

Situated near the historic site of Fort Edward, our small museum is housed in the old Methodist church on King Street, and is run by volunteers.


Recent Posts

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    Walter Francis Lunn – A Fallen Soldier of The Great War: His Story

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How to order a book

Our books and publications can be picked up in person at the museum, or mailed to you. To order, please contact us using the form below, by phone or regular mail.

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