26 Memorial Drive, Springhill, NS


We have several books on

Springhill history for sale.


Read Pat Crowe’s Heritage Corner columns in the Springhill Record,
also archived here!
Read it now

The Springhill Heritage Group brings in speakers fairly regularly to tells stories of our community and our people. Have a story to tell? Is there a particular story that you’d like to hear? Wondering when the next event is happening? 

Contact us at  Springhill.Heritage@gmail.commailto:Springhill.Heritage@gmail.commailto:springhill.heritage@gmail.com?subject=Storytelling%20night%20inquiryshapeimage_3_link_0
NOW AVAILABLE!Genealogical_Data_2013.html
DVD of Historic Photos!
Click for details!Projects.html
Sylvia MacDonald, Mine Nurse, date uncertain
(in the Nursing Station, renovated in June 2010 
as the Isabel Simpson Heritage Museum)Grand_Opening_Photos.html

WELCOME to our 2014 Season!

SHG student representatives

Olivia Canning and Meaghan Graves

will be pleased to assist you in looking through our collection of historical artifacts.

               Moments in Springhill History

Immigration was essential to Canada’s development – and Springhill had no shortage of new arrivals through the course of its history. Some of our older residents may remember the Springhill Candy Kitchen and its proprietor, James “Jimmy” Demetre, an immigrant from Greece whose impact on our town left a lasting impression.

Read his story

She was a trailblazer for women and a tireless volunteer dedicated to her hometown. A woman of the new century of 1900, Isabel Conway (Murray) Simpson earned her education in nursing and became a dedicated teacher, administrator and committed volunteer. Without her efforts and generosity, the Springhill Heritage Museum would not exist.

Read her story