Category: Events and Updates

New heritage plaques awarded in the Highlands

  On April 4th, 2019 at Fort Edmonton Park, the 44th Annual Recognition Awards and Historical Plaques Presentation took place. Catherine C. Cole, a well know local historian, was presented with the Historical Recognition Award for her continuing dedication to heritage research, documentation and collaboration in Edmonton and around the world.  Seventeen Historical Plaques were presented this evening…

Tune in to CBC Edmonton AM with Ken Tingley

Tune in tomorrow morning on Wednesday, February 27 to CBC Edmonton AM with Ken Tingley at 7:50 a.m. for a preview of our Speaker Series tomorrow evening, hosted by the Highlands Historical Society! Or follow the link below to listen online. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/edmonton-am/segments Ken Tingley is Edmonton’s first Historian Laureate. We look forward to welcoming him in…

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…