browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Hammonds Plains Historical Society

January 2021 Update:

Hammonds Plains Historical Society is holding its next virtual presentation using Zoom on Monday January 31st at 7pm. The presentation will be entitled

‘1970’s in Hammonds Plains – The Decade of Growth & Reshaping’.

Tune in and hear about the 1970’s in Hammonds Plains – highlighted by residential growth, the Pockwock Water System coming on board and the introduction of top flight auto racing at Atlantic Speedway. Click the link below to connect to the presentation. Join in and relive the vigour of the 1970’s. The presentation will be open to join starting at 6:45pm on January 29th

Link to ‘1970’s in Hammonds Plains – The Decade of Growth & Reshaping’’ – Time: January 31, 2022 07:00 PM Atlantic Time (Canada) Click Here- Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 828 2061 1835
Passcode: 870854


A view of the Halifax Water Dam at Pockwock Lake soon after the lake gets turned over to Halifax Water during the late 1970’s.

For those not familiar with Zoom, here are some tips and reminders for you:

Zoom Tips:
You should load either free Zoom App on your Apple product or get free Zoom download on your lab top. However, you can automatically join through your web browser.
Go to, click on Join a Meeting and then enter meeting ID number.   874 6041 5107 and Passcode: 492325

During the Meeting:
There will be an ability to ask questions during the presentation.
There will be a short reminder about mute/unmute feature and how to ask a question at the beginning of the meeting.
Presentation will be available for folks to enter after 6:45pm. Actual live feed will start at 7pm. When its time for you to enter meeting, click on link shown above and you should be able to enter once the host admits you to the meeting. 

Have you checked out any of our podcasts? The latest one entitled ‘The Lake that Keeps on Sharing-The Pockwock Lake Story’ is now on our webpage. You can find the podcasts under the Resources tab.

We are once again accepting memberships for the society. Current memberships will be for the 2021-22 year. Membership fee is $10 per year.  If you have been a member in the past, no need to fill out a new registration form. Fees can be sent by cheque to: 1541 Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains, Nova   Scotia B4B 1P6 or by e-transfer to

New Memberships can be completed by going to our website, filling out a membership form and sending fee, either by cheque or e-transfer.  

Contact Us:

     6,401 total views,  23 views today