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Fall Lecture Series

Friday, August 28, 2015|Comments Off

The WHA's fall lecture series will look at the longstanding practice in Westmount of preserving buildings through change in use. See our Events page for more details.

Archives Summer Closing Dates

Monday, June 8, 2015|Comments Off

Please note that our Archives will be closed during July and August. Normal services will resume after Labour Day.

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Board of Directors for 2015-16

Thursday, June 4, 2015|Comments Off

The Annual General Meeting of our Association took place on Wednesday evening, 3 June 2015. After reports were given, the slate of candidates for positions on the board of directors was elected by acclamation and a revised version of our by laws was approved unanimously. A list of the directors for 2015-16 is on our About page.

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Westmount Historical Exhibition

Thursday, June 4, 2015|Comments Off

Doreen Lindsay's series of new photographs of the businesses on Sherbrooke Street between Victoria and Claremont will be on display in the reception area of Westmount City Hall between 20 June and 20 October. The photos illustrate the route followed by participants in Jane's Walk, which was conducted by the WHA on May 3rd of this year.

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Newsletter

 

Newsletter Cover 2015/09

Latest issue

September 2015

Many wonderful house interiors in Westmount have been demolished over the years. The WHA would like to stop this destruction of our architectural heritage. This issue of The Westmount Historian presents four homes that have been lovingly restored by their owners over recent years.
A printed copy is available free to members, or may be purchased for $5 from the WHA Archives.

To view previous issue of our newsletters please follow the link below.

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scheduled events

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THE LIVES of 500 CLAREMONT: From Protestant Home to Jewish Orphanage to Catholic Residence

SPEAKERS: Père François Beton, religieux de la Congrégation de la Fraternité Sacerdotale & Manny Cohen, resident 1935-1940, Montreal Hebrew Orphans’ Home

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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FROM CARRIAGE HOUSE to MY HOUSE: the Story of a Conversion

SPEAKER: Sharon Sparling, homeowner

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, October 15, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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WESTMOUNT TRAIN STATION: Moving On

SPEAKERS: Michael Leduc, Railway Historian & Joumana Chemaly, Master’s candidate, Faculty of Environmental Design, Université de Montréal, owners

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, November 19, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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MEMBERS’ SOCIAL in the Gallery at Victoria Hall

GUIDE: Cynthia Lulham, Westmount City Councilor

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 19, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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By joining the Westmount Historical Association, you will be supporting our efforts to collect, preserve, and
interpret the history of Westmount.

Annual membership provides free admission to our two lectures series on Westmount’s history and heritage, participation in
walking tours of Westmount, two issues of the WHA newsletter The Westmount Historian, and access to our Archives. Please note that our membership year runs from September 1st through August 31st.

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