A sneak peek into our wintry agenda

As we embrace these wintry months like Ernie Pool in the feature photo, delivering bread in Highlands and Beverly for McGavin’s bakery in 1931, the Highlands Historical Society would like to extend a warm invitation to our first and upcoming speaker series of 2019! Feature Photo courtesy: City of Edmonton Archives (Photo EA-160-1451) and the…

It’s A Jolly Time of Year!

Photo Credit: Johanne Yakula This will be my final blogpost as a board member and current “web master” of the Highlands Historical Society. It’s been a fun 14 years and I’m so pleased to have met so many people that share my values around the preservation of heritage buildings and the importance of shared stories…

In Flanders Field, the Poppies Grow…

One of the most emotional and poignant experiences of our trip to Belgium this June was a guided tour of the town of Ypres, Menin Gate, the Passchendaele Museum and Flanders Fields… where poppies still grow. I’m sharing several photos with you that I took on our trip of these WW1 battle sites – pictures…