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West Hants Historical Society

Located In Windsor
Where To Find Us
281 King St
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0
Areas Served West Hants
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-798-4706
Description & Services
Objectives Listed in the Memorandum of Association (1973): 
To Collect, Record and Preserve the History of Hants County and adjacent area. 
To Identify and Mark any important Landmark, Structure, or Event connected with the History of Hants County. 
To Establish and Operate a Museum and Research Library. 
To Promote the Restoration and Preservation of Fort Edward, Windsor, N.S., and the erection of other structures and services incidental thereto. 
To Initiate and Promote Programmes to further historic interest in the Heritage of Hants County. 
To Compile and Publish Historical Data from material collected by the Society. 
A few examples of the work of the WHHS include support organizing and supporting events at Fort Edward National Historic Site such as a Ghost Hunt and a mock archaeology dig, providing Genealogy Services and maintaining an extensive library of genealogy resources, as well as operating the WHHS Museum located, in the old Methodist church on King Street.  
Please visit their webpage and Facebook site (on which they have a calendar of events) for more information about their efforts. 
Dates Museum and Genealogy Services: Seasonal 
Fort Edward National Historic Site: Seasonal but the grounds are open year round.
Events Calendar link to upcoming events on
Special Information
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