Westmount Station was once an important community location featuring some of the most storied trains of the continent. Although saved, it stands unused. How can it become a community-building location once again? The WHA and the Westmount Public Library are co-sponsoring an in-person lecture by David B. Hanna, PhD, a heritage expert and former professor […]
On Saturday September 17th, Westmount Mayor Christina Smith and MNA Jennifer Maccarone fired two historic 1810 Westmount cannon which had not been fired in Westmount since Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1897. The mayor was also presented with a 12-lb cannon ball on an enscripted base.
A new Board of Directors was elected at our AGM on 31 May. Go to our About page and scroll down to see who they are and what their new positions are.
A new link to an illustrated book about Westmount has been added to the Publications Page on this website. Click on Publications at the top of this page and scroll down to access it. This book is also available at the Westmount Public Library.
Volume 23 number 2
As in the past, the scaled-down ‘reboot’ of our typical lecture series has provided us with the theme and material for this current issue, which focuses on heritage walking tours of Montreal.
An electronic 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.
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 now corresponds with the calendar year.