The Bear River Historical Society is a volunteer group of people who treasure the memories of the past and are devoted to saving as much of the heritage of the village for those here now, and those still to come.
Read our newsletter, The Tributary, online.
We operate the Bear River Heritage Museum at 1913 CLEMENTSVALE RD, in the former village school, the Oakdene Centre.
The Museum features displays of the shipbuilding industry; Bear River being one of the great shipbuilding towns of the province, as well as agricultural, social, community, education, household and native M’ikmaq displays. A small admission fee is charged.
Museum hours: July & August, 10 am to 4 pm daily.
For other viewing times, please make an appointment. Call Louise Wood at 902-467-0142
DIRECTORS OF THE BEAR RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
President: Rosamond McCue
Vice President: Jane Kingston
Collections and Acquisitions: Jenny Milligan
Treasurer: Lucy Mullen
Secretary and Communications: Bonnie MacLeod
Directors affiliated with other organizations in the village:
Bonnie Macleod, Bear River Legion
Don Rice, Bear River Board of Trade
Cathy Banks, Oakdene Centre
Duff Wilson, United Church