A link to Laureen Sweeney’s book “Polishing the Jewel” describing the 1995 restoration of the Westmount Public Library is newly available on our Publications page. It is included in the Linked Publications section.
This fall the WHA presented a series of three lectures entitled THE WESTMOUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY SINCE 1899. This series was a prelude to Westmount Public Library’s 2024 celebrations to mark its 125th anniversary and was presented with the collaboration of the WPL. Go to our Events page to see details and the posters that were […]
Two articles by Linda Gyulai which were recently published in The Gazette and describe the beginnings of the heritage movement in Montreal have been added to this website. Scroll to the bottom of our Publications page to find them.
Volume 24 number 1
The theme of this edition of The Westmount Historian is ‘researching our roots’. Many of us have been doing just that, propelled by a longtime interest and enabled by a lot of time spent indoors in the past few years. So many fine articles have been submitted to this publication that there will be spillovers into future issues.
An electronic copy is available free to members, or may be purchased for $5 from the WHA Archives.
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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.