YARMOUTH COUNTY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Society Board of Directors

President Richard Brezet
1st. Vice President Charles R. Winship
2nd. Vice President Milton Fraser
Past President Aurel Mooney
Secretary Barbara Hinckley
Assistant Secretary Carolyn Richardson
Treasurer Mary Eldridge
Assistant Treasurer Ken Rodney
Education John Sollows
Finance Mary Eldridge
Gift Shop Roseanne Blades
Historic Sites David Doucette
Historigram Mary Louise Killam
Hospitality Carolyn Richardson
House Milton Fraser
Membership Steen Gates
Nominating Aurel Mooney
Pelton-Fuller House Susan Winship
Personnel Bill MacConnell
Program David Sollows
Promotions Peter Eldridge
Publications Sharon Robart-Johnson
Publicity Steen Gates
Volunteers Susan Fuller
Ways and Means Aurel Mooney
Member at Large
Member at Large
Honorary Director Audrey Kenney

Yarmouth County Historical Society

The Yarmouth County Museum is a distinguished community museum incorporated in 1958 in the town of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, under the auspices of the Yarmouth County Historical Society. The Historical Society was formed in 1935 to collect and preserve historical data, records and objects of interest, to erect historical markers, and generally to promote interest in Yarmouth County history.

Society Mission

The aims of the Yarmouth County Historical Society are:

Recognition and Awards

The museum and archives' accomplishments have set the standard in the field for other institutions of its size:

1962: The Canadian Historical Association awards the Certificate of Merit to the society for its outstanding contribution to local history in Canada.

1982: The American Association for State and Local History presents the museum with an Award of Merit for its collections and exhibitions programs.

1989: The Canadian Parks Service Heritage Award is presented to the museum - one of only ten awards given that year, and the only one presented to a museum.

1997: The Phyllis Blakeley Award is presented to the archives from the Council of Nova Scotia Archives in recognition of an outstanding contribution to archives in Nova Scotia.

2000: The Carman V. Carroll Award is presented to the society from the Council of Nova Scotia Archives for outstanding achievement in archival preservation.

2001: The society received the Canadian Museum Association's "Outstanding Achievement Award in the Museum Management Category."

2009: The Communities in Bloom Committee of the Town of Yarmouth recognized the museum for its contribution to the town's achievement of five blooms.

2010: The Communities in Bloom Committee of the Town of Yarmouth recognized the museum for its contribution to the town's achievement of five blooms and the National Heritage Conservation Award.

2010: The Western Counties Regional Library recognized the museum and archives for their incredible performance during the Adopt-A-Book April Fool's Trivia Challenge.

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