West Hants Historical Society
Explore the rich history of West Hants, Nova Scotia and the surrounding areas in one of the Town of Windsor's fascinating gems.
By Sarah Kasprzak for the West Hants Historical Society But you’ll look sweetUpon the seatOf a bicycle built for two"Daisy Bell", Harry Dacre, 1892 When I had the idea to pull together an exhibit on cycling in Windsor, I honestly wasn’t even aware of how strong the ties are between our community and the history …Read More →
The board of directors of the West Hants Historical Society is pleased to welcome Denise Parrott to our team as our Archivist and Curator. Denise has been a librarian for over 30 years. As Archivist/Curator for the West Hants Historical Society, Denise brings years of planning and love of story to a shore that captured …Read More →
Taylor Amirault, Research AssistantTaylor is back for her second summer at the West Hants Historical Society as the Genealogy Research Assistant. In the fall, she will be returning to McMaster University for her fourth year as an Anthropology Major, completing her honours degree, on top of a double Minor in Mental Health, Addictions and Society, …Read More →
On the morning of July 9th 2020 we had one of those magical moments when all the right things come together. In this case it was art, culture, heritage, and most importantly, community. On that occasion we were pleased to accept on permanent loan a wonderful painting entitled, "They Fought to Serve", by renowned artist, …Read More →