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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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2017-2018 Board of Directors

Monday, June 19, 2017|Comments Off on 2017-2018 Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting of our Association took place on Thursday evening, 15 June 2017.  After reports were given, the slate of candidates for positions on the board of directors was elected by acclamation.  A list of the directors for 2017-18 is on our About page. Above are pictured five members of our new board. From left to right: Anne Barkman, Ruth Allan-Rigby, Caroline Breslaw, Louise Carpentier and Cynthia Graham, Missing from the photo are Jane Martin and Lorne Huston.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017|Comments Off on GARDEN POINT RENAMED VIMY PARK

The name of Garden Point was changed to Vimy Park at the April 3, 2017 meeting of Westmount City Council. (Photo: Patrick Martin)

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Monday, March 7, 2016|Comments Off on GLEN VIADUCT BECOMES A HERITAGE SITE

On March 6, 2017, the Glen Viaduct was designated a heritage site by Westmount City Council.

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Latest issue

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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scheduled events


Protecting Our Heritage: Setting Up Westmount’s System

SPEAKER: Mark London, PAC chair 1987-93 & 1998-2001; past Executive Director, Martha’s Vineyard Commission

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West


In the dark shadow of Montreal: Westmount and the Metropolitan Challenge (1880-1939)

SPEAKER: Speaker: Harold Bérubé, Prof. Univ. de Sherbrooke ; author: Des sociétés distinctes: Gouverner les banlieues bourgeoises de Montréal, 1880-1939

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West

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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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