Category: Events and Updates

HHS Pops Into Spring

Spring is officially here, and this past weekend HHS was out and about to welcome the community with the first of several exciting events planned for the spring and summer seasons. On Saturday, April 23, HHS held a pop-up outside the Gibbard Block. Board members chatted with passersby about the society’s work, and showcased our…

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…

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…