Category: Events and Updates

Highlands and Historical Festival & Doors Open Edmonton

Earlier this month, the Edmonton & District Historical Society had its annual historical festival, from July 1 through 7. For more than 20 years, the society has partnered with community arts and heritage organizations throughout Edmonton, and the Edmonton Highlands Historical Society once again offered neighborhood tours as its contribution to the Edmonton-wide festival. We hosted…

Pencil in the date for Urban Sketching in the Highlands

Photo Courtesy: Urban Sketchers Edmonton On June 1, join the Highlands Historical Society and Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, Marlena Wyman, as we sketch the Owens Residence in Highlands followed by other heritage homes nearby. Marlena leads her 2-year term as Edmonton’s 5th Historian Laureate by chronicling the history of Edmonton through journaling and sketching around the…

What stories does your house tell? It turns out, it’s not that hard to find out. Deadline for Decorative Plaques May 31, 2019

Our blog outlines a few quick steps to get your submission ready for a decorative plaque – https://edmontonhighlands.ca/heritage-plaques/ You have lots of time to do the research before the deadline to get your plaque this summer. The next submission deadline will be late October. It’s a simple 3-step process. Look up Henderson’s directory, retrieve the…