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New Publications Page

Saturday, January 5, 2019|Comments Off on New Publications Page

A new page for publications is now up on our website. Links to two books in pdf. format can be found there as well as a booklet and several Westmount-related articles.

Photo Gallery

Friday, December 21, 2018|Comments Off on Photo Gallery

The Houses of Worship photo band has been expanded to include all of the 12 churches and synagogues found in Westmount.

City of Westmount the 2018 Recipient of The Prince of Wales Prize

Sunday, October 28, 2018|Comments Off on City of Westmount the 2018 Recipient of The Prince of Wales Prize

The City of Westmount has received The Prince of Wales Prize in recognition of its sustained commitment to heritage conservation over time, seen in the quality of its environment, its committed leadership, and its highly engaged residents. The Prince of Wales Prize is the National Trust for Canada’s most prestigious prize, which is awarded annually, recognizing communities and their local governments for the successful heritage stewardship of a town, city, rural region, First Nations reserve or community.

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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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Newsletter

 

Latest issue

September 2018

The 42nd issue of our newsletter reflects the content of the spring, 2018 lecture series of the WHA, which focused on the repurposing of various historic buildings both outside of and in Westmount. It also features significant research  presented by noted specialists in their fields.

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

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THE LOCAL NEWS: The role of Westmount’s newspapers in shaping the community

SPEAKER: Don Sancton, former editor and publisher, The Westmount Examiner, and David Price, founder and editor, Westmount Independent

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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1-3 HILLSIDE AVENUE: From Riding Academy to Armoury

SPEAKER: Susan D. Bronson, MOAQ, heritage consultant

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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MONTREAL BICYCLE CLUB

SPEAKER: Malcolm McRae, co-founder of the new Montreal Bicycle Club

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 7 to 9 pm
LOCATION: Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke St. West
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 514-989-5510

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WESTMOUNT PARK SCHOOL: Moving On

SPEAKER: Paul Saunders, former principal of Westmount Park School

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 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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