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We are now closed for the season. The museum will reopen June 1, 2024.
AGM: Friday, October 27, 2-4 pm
To collect and preserve data, records, and objects relating to the human, social, and industrial history of the LaHave Islands and area from the first inhabitants to the present day.
To establish, maintain, and operate a public museum for the housing, care, preservation and display of historical objects.
To develop, maintain, and interpret the collection in the context of the local heritage.
To maintain St. John the Evangelist Church, a municipal heritage church, as a functioning place of worship and inspiration.
President: Doug Berrigan
Vice-President: Wendy Michener
Curator: Kathy Sullivan
Treasurer: Kevin Keddy
Secretary: Harry Henteleff
The Society maintains three buildings: the old United church (now the Marine Museum), the LaHave Islands Community Hall and Saint John the Evangelist church. All are located on Bell Island.
This building is the former United Methodist church.
This once was used as a general store, meeting hall and for other various types of shops and services for the Islands. Today it is used by groups holding dinners, meetings, sales and other fund raising activities.
the Evangelist church.
This fully consecrated Anglican church is used in the Summertime for the annual Fisherman’s Memorial Service and can be booked for weddings and other occasions by contacting the Society.
Our President, Doug Berrigan was awarded the “Excellence in Museum Practices” Award in 2023 for making a significant contribution to the museum field and for his remarkable efforts to increase knowledge about the heritage of the area.