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The City of Westmount’s Local Heritage Council (LHC)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018|Comments Off on The City of Westmount’s Local Heritage Council (LHC)

The WHA has a permanent seat on the City of Westmount's Local Heritage Council (LHC). The City has excellent information on its website under Heritage about the LHC & its Houses of Worship project. To visit the site, go to our Local History page and click on "Heritage section of the City of Westmount's website" on the sidebar.

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New WHA Board of Directors 2018-19

Friday, May 18, 2018|Comments Off on New WHA Board of Directors 2018-19

The Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on Thursday, 17 May 2018. After reports were given, the slate of candidates for positions on the board of directors was presented and elected. A list of the new Board of Directors for 2018-2019 is on our About page. Back row, left to right: Jane Martin, Cynthia Grahame, Lorne Huston. Front row: Marlene Chan, Ruth Allan-Rigby, Anne Barkman, Caroline Breslaw, Louise Carpentier.

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Mark London’s Heritage Talk and Booklet

Thursday, March 22, 2018|Comments Off on Mark London’s Heritage Talk and Booklet

Mark London's 1994 essay about Westmount's heritage has been added to our Local History page. His talk on Protecting Westmount’s Heritage and the accompanying Power Point slides can now also be viewed there. Click on the list on the left hand side of the Local History page to access the article and the text and slides from his talk.

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Westmount Then & Now

Friday, July 21, 2017|Comments Off on Westmount Then & Now

A series of articles from the Westmount Independent has been added to the Local History page. Each article of "Westmount Then & Now", researched and written by WHA Board members, features a local site, describing it from the past to the present. Archival images and a recent photo are included in each column.

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February 2018

The 41st issue of our newsletter reflects the content of the fall, 2017 lecture series of the WHA, which focused on special anniversaries of various buildings and organizations in Westmount.

A printed copy is available free to members, or may be purchased for $5 from the WHA Archives.

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

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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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