Author: Highlands Historical Society

Concordia University of Edmonton Celebrates 100 Years: 1921-2021

Concordia University of Edmonton is hosting its Homecoming Celebration Weekend September 3 to 5, 2021.  For information on homecoming events, please check their website: concordia.ab.ca In recognition of the centenary, the following are excerpts from an article written by Marjorie Scott. It appeared in the Fall 1996 Volume 7 No. 2 edition of the Highlands…

Gaby Haas At Home Event

As a member of the Highlands Historical Society you are invited to our upcoming At Home event at the Gaby Haas house at 11207 – 56th Street on Sunday, August 22.   Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 pm to view the home.  Memberships to the Highlands Historical Society will be available at the door…

Aeris Osborne Art Exhibit

Aeris Osborne is presenting her first solo art exhibition, “YEG Old Houses – Discover 11 Edmonton Home Architectural Styles” at the Highlands McLuhan House where Aeris is an artist in residence. Her paintings in this exhibit are of houses built between 1900 and 1930, some of which are in the Highlands neighbourhood. Details of the…

Historic Festival and Doors Open launches Highlands Historical Society Guided Tour

This year’s 25th Annual Historic Festival and Doors Open celebrates the theme of Education. From July 4 to 11, 2021, participation takes place virtually and with in person events. The lineup for the online events this year is found at: https://historicedmonton.ca/events/historic-festival/ The Highlands Historical Society is pleased to participate with a first ever virtual tour…