The Winnipegosis Historical Society
The Winnipegosis Historical Society Inc. (WHS) is a non-profit organization with a volunteer Board of Directors (10 members). WHS operates
the Winnipegosis Museum and the Medd House.
Mission: The Winnipegosis Historical Society Inc. has been created to collect, preserve, study and interpret the human and natural
history of Winnipegosis, the RM of Mossey River and areas for the greater public good and use of future generations. To do this the WHS will
endeavor to collect artifacts that relate the story of the development of Winnipegosis, the RM of Mossey River and surrounding area.
The collections will reflect the lifestyles of the early Aboriginal People and later settlers as well as preserve the tools, clothing and documentation
of the varied occupations of the people of this area. The collections will be used for public display and education, as well as contain archival
collections for study.
Vision: Our vision is that the Winnipegosis Historical Society creates vibrant centers of knowledge about the history of Winnipegosis and area.Values:
• Respect for individual and community diversity
• Integrity of research and communications
• Openness to new ideas and knowledge exchange
• Inclusiveness (to engage the public in meaningful dialogue)
• Responsible stewardship (public trust)
• Commitment to social responsibility
• Respect for our environment
• Prudent management and use of our institutional assets
The WHS raises money to operate, conserve and maintain artifacts, as well as to maintain the museum building, including renovations and improvements.
The WHS Board of Directors is responsible for the development and implementation of a long term plan for the future preservation of historical
artifacts and buildings in Winnipegosis and its surrounding area.