Newsletters

For almost 40 years, Westmorland Historical Society has produced newsletters, which are available for reference at the Graydon Milton Library and Genealogy Centre. More recent newsletters can be downloaded here:

September 2016

  • Museum Manager’s Report
  • What Can We Say About Alice (Folkins)? Part 2
  • A Year at the Hardware Store, by Douglas How
  • The Commemoration of Chandler House

June 2016

  • Exhibit: Homey Elegance, Aspiring Gentility
  • What Can We Say About Alice (Folkins)? Part 1
  • A Family for All Seasons, by Douglas How
  • New Publication: In Search of John Keillor

February 2016

  • When Time Took Time, by Douglas How
  • Katie’s Memories: A Rocklyn Girl’s Retrospective on the Early Years of WHS
  • Report on the Keillor House Project

September 2015

  • Museum Manager’s Report
  • St. James Textile Museum Report
  • The Acquisition and Restoration of Keillor House: Our First “Megaproject”
  • Our Volunteers

June 2015

  • Special Exhibit: Love in War Time
  • The Early History of WHS Part 1
  • Another Tidbit from the Keillor Project: The Dating of Keillor House
  • Greater Dorchester Moving Forward
  • Our WHS Volunteers

February 2015

  • AMNB Honours Judy Morison
  • John Keillor’s Account with Amos Fowler 1789-99
  • Was Dorchester’s First Post Office in Keillor House?
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our WHS Volunteers

September 2014

  • Meet the Staff
  • The Origins of the Bell Inn Restaurant
  • A Researcher’s Serendipitous Thrill
  • Our WHS Volunteers

June 2014

  • New Acquisition: Ledgers from the Windsor
  • Book Review: Sackville Then and Now
  • Cavour Chapman: A Public Spirited Citizen
  • Our WHS Volunteers

February 2014

  • Inga’s Home Run
  • Dorchester Memories: Ernie Partridge Pt. III
  • A History of the Bell Inn
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our WHS Volunteers

September 2013

  • St. James Textile Museum
  • The Fine Art of Textile Conservation
  • Dorchester Memories: Ernie Partridge Pt. II
  • Memories of a Lost Landmark: The Hickman Barn
  • A Tribute to our Volunteers from Westmorland Institute
  • Our WHS Volunteers

June 2013

  • Noteworthy Events
  • Dorchester Memories: Ernie Partridge Pt. I
  • Book Reviews: Two New WHS Publications
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

February 2013

  • Events Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Keillor House 2013
  • A Tale of Two Churches Part 2: St. James, Dorchester
  • Review of The Covenanters in Canada by Eldon Hay
  • A Dorchester ‘Ferry Tale’
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

September 2012

  • Darrel Butler on the Keillor House Furniture Collection
  • A Tale of Two Churches: The Presbyterians of Rockland and Dorchester
  • Beyond the ‘Begats’ I Found Politics
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

June 2012

  • The Hotels of Dorchester
  • Memories of a Different Kind: Dorchester Penitentiary as an Historic Site?
  • Why Dorchester Became the Shiretown and Sackville Did Not
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

February 2012

  • Bernie’s Garden
  • Preserving Dorchester’s History and Our Stories
  • Domestic Textile Production in Early New Brunswick
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

November 2011

  • AMNB Honours Gene Goodrich
  • Dorchester Memories – Garfield Spence, Part 2
  • Westmorland Institution and WHS
  • Notes from Marlene’s Scrapbook
  • Our Volunteers

June 2011

  • AMNB Honours Edith & Wayne Gilcash
  • Robert J. Cunnungham
  • Dorchester Memories – Garfield Spence, 1923-2008, Part 1
  • New Welcome Centre in Keillor House
  • Keillor House Museum
  • Stage Coach Days, Part II
  • Our Volunteers

May 2009

  • The Intellectual World of Josiah Wood
  • More Browsing in the Wood Library
  • Dorchester Memories – Art McCready
  • Stage Coach Days, Part I
  • Keillor House Museum
  • Memories from the Past
  • Our Volunteers

October 2008

  • Shipbuilding in Westmorland County
  • Browsing in the Wood Library
  • Dorchester Memories – Charlie McEwen
  • St. James Museum
  • Keillor House Museum
  • Library & Genealogy
  • Our Volunteers

February 2008

  • ‘Highland Soldier’
  • Josiah Wood
  • Library & Genealogy
  • St. James Museum
  • Keillor House
  • Board News
  • Our Volunteers

October 2007

  • With Axe & Bible
  • The Wood Library
  • St. James Church
  • School Outreach
  • Library News
  • Keillor House News
  • Our Volunteers