Category: Events and Updates

Highlands Historical Society Plaque Month: Go on the Plaque Hunt!

To celebrate May and the return of spring, the Highlands Historical Society has declared this Plaque Month! As you stroll around the Highlands neighbourhood you will have noticed that Decorative Historic Plaques adorn many homes and businesses. These plaques reflect the interest and support our community has for its history by identifying the year the…

Postponed in response to COVID-19: John McDougall to present “Community Builders – Edmonton Focused/Globally Connected

John McDougall will present “Community Builders – Edmonton Focused/Globally Connected” as part of the HHS “Speaker Series”, at POSTPONED 7 pm at Highlands Library. John is a 4th generation Edmontonian down 2 branches – he descends from McDougalls and MacKays. He lived his formative years in the Highlands. John is an engineer. He worked in…

Marlena Wyman opens her exhibit “Sketching History” at the Prince of Wales Armouries

On November 20, 2019, the Prince of Wales Armouries opened their doors to launch a new exhibit on Edmonton’s architectural heritage through the medium of sketching. Marlena Wyman, Edmonton’s departing Historian Laureate, and members of Urban Sketchers Edmonton showcase the historically unique and significant locations in our city. Working with the Edmonton Historical Board and…