Thistle Curling Club at 100

This article is from the Highlands Historical Society Newsletter Volume 7, No.1, Winter/Spring 1996 It’s 75 years for our Thistle – Edmonton’s Oldest -by Don and Anne McIntyre, Thistle Club Historians It was the talk of the town back in December of 1920.  The brash new city was to have two new curling clubs, and…

Who is A.E. (Ted) Smith?

Who is A.E. (Ted) Smith? Walking historian and encyclopedia of all things Highlands. Golf fanatic. Stained glass artist. Photographer. Community booster. Family man. Great neighbour. Ted is all of these things and more. Ted was born in Peace River and in his youth he moved all over Alberta, as his father was an Anglican minister. …

New Highlands Street Blades

New Highlands Street Blades New street blades will soon be up on street corners in Highlands, displaying the street number and the street’s original historic name. The design on the street blades is by Graham Johnson, son of Elwood (Woody) Johnson, who was a founding member of the Highlands Historical Society. The beautiful blade design…