The Chester Municipal Heritage Society was established in 1981 to promote and cultivate awareness of the unique heritage of the Municipality of the District of Chester for the enjoyment and benefit of present and future generations through the preservation of historically significant properties and the delivery of educational programming.
(1933) and deaths (1958), plus 'delayed' registrations for individuals born in 1908 or
earlier but not registered at the time of birth. The delayed registrations are especially
interesting - most include several pages of documentation (keepscrollingdown...)
1891CanadianCensuswww.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1891/index-e.htmlAcadia Digital CollectionsAcadia’sDigitalCollections:SomethingforEveryoneAcadia’s Digital Collections are divided into three sections. The Digital Archives contains historically significant collections from Acadia ’s Archives such as Handley Chipman, Edward Manning, Silas T. Rand Collections, and the Elizabeth Bishop Exhibit. The eScholarship section currently contains a selection of electronic honours and Masters theses from the last five years and will be the future home for our faculty publications collection. The Acadia Communities section contains digital publications arranged by department. It currently includes the PlanterNotes newsletter from the Planter Studies CentreandtheCanadianParksAssociationArchivetonameafew.EasternCanadaArchitectureOnce Upon A Roof - A short history of house architecture in Eastern CanadaNova Scotia Historic Places InitiativeHistoric places, such as buildings, cemeteries, parks and bridges, surround us and shape our landscape. They give us a sense of place. Without them, we would lose part of our identity - a tie to those who have gone before us. The Nova Scotia Historic Places Initiative (NSHPI) was established in 2003 to promote the protection of Nova Scotia's historic places. Through training, support and the searchable Register of Historic Places,theNSHPIinvitesyoutohelpusshareoursignificantpasttohelpshapeourfuture.VirtualMuseumofCanadaAstheVirtual Museum of Canada (VMC)turnssix years old this month, it continues to welcome new content, including Community Memories exhibits that draw from the treasures found in local museums and the storiesofpeopleinthecommunitiestheyserve.