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.

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

Walter Lunn – A Fallen Soldier of the Great War – by Kevin Lunn Walter Lunn was born in Newport Station, Hants County in 1894. At the start of the War, he volunteered for service with the 13th Battalion, the Royal Highlanders.  After a short training period, he was sent to the front lines in France. He

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Rules to Teach By

We often refer to the past as a simpler time, when no one had any worries and the rules weren’t as strict. After working for the summer at the historical society I have come to realise how that phrase could be quite misleading to those who don’t know their history. Even though there were aspects

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Summertime Successes

This summer, as mentioned by many, has been the busiest yet. I feel as though the museum has turned a corner; there is a much stronger, much more prominent community presence. We held more events than previous seasons and had record numbers in attendance each time. We branched out in both advertising and community participation.

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