The Randall House Museum is operated by the Wolfville Historical Society [WHS]. The WHS is a registered Canadian Charitable Organization, incorporated in Nova Scotia by the Societies Act. The Society’s mission is to interpret and maintiain the Randall House as a museum for the benefit of the residents of Wolfville, its surrounding communities, and its visitors. Responsibilities of The Society include:
• The employment of staff and volunteers to operate the Randall House as a seasonal museum
• The collection and preservation of records and objects of historical interest to Wolfville and the surrounding communities.
• Encouraging membership in The Society, interest in the museum and in local history, by means of meetings, historical addresses, and prepared historical papers.
• Advising the Town Council of Wolfville, or any of its commissions or committees, on matters related to preservation and presentation of the history of Wolfville, including the naming of streets and parks and the preservation of buildings.
1914: War Comes to Wolfville
A PROJECT OF THE WOLFVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
with the generous assistance of the Town of Wolfville and the Province of Nova Scotia
Most of our Project events are over, and Randall House is closed for the season. However, the several installations on view around town marking locations of significance during the Great War period will still be up for a short while.
- For Past Events connected with this project see our Projects page.
- Did you miss the Exhibit? View the Exhibit Catalogue
***Our next meeting Wednesday October 15th will feature a member of the Society of Friends, Dr. Sharon MacDonald who will speak on
“Mary Russell Chesley — An alternative voice to the pro-war rhetoric in early 20th century Nova Scotia.”
Time : 2 p.m.
Venue: St John’s Church meeting room, 160 Main St. Wolfville
***A special Project edition of our Newsletter is out! You can view it here.