Published by the Louisbourg Heritage Society in May 1994.
Louisbourg Navy League Hut (A Provincial Heritage Property)
William A. O’Shea
In May 1994 the Louisbourg Navy League building was designated a Provincial Heritage Property. Cecil Grant, President, and Michael Burke, Past President, of the Louisbourg & Area Lions Club recognized the heritage value of the Lions Den, formerly the Louisbourg Navy League Hostel. At a meeting held in 1993, I explained the process to the Lions Club membership. As a result, the Lions asked the Louisbourg Heritage Society to prepare the application to the Advisory Council on Heritage Property.
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William A. O’Shea was a researcher, historian, and manager for Parks Canada / Heritage Canada. His professional life was dedicated to learning more about and teaching Canada about the history of our country. One of his personal passions has always been to learn more about local histories and share them with the broader community. He was a founding member of the Louisbourg Heritage Society, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Louisbourg (Nova Scotia) and wrote many books and articles about the town of Louisbourg and the surrounding area. He called Louisbourg home for more than 30 years. Until his passing on October 14th, 2019, he resided in Cornwall, Ontario near his home town of Long Sault, Ontario.
This site is maintained by Kevin O’Shea (son of Bill O’Shea).
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