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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.

Friday, July 21, 2017|

The Glen Viaduct

On March 6, 2017, the Glen Viaduct, also known as the Glen Arch, was officially designated a heritage site by Westmount City Council.  This marked the culmination of a long process of recognising the importance of this landmark in our municipality.  The steep valley with a stream...

Friday, July 21, 2017|

Vimy Park

The recently renamed Vimy Park, the triangular greenspace to the east of Westmount City Hall, was originally part of the once vast Decarie farm, granted to the family by the Sulpicians.  It was overlooked by a huge elm tree and was said to be a meeting place for Amerindians.  In the 1850s, when the Grey Nuns...

Friday, July 21, 2017|