Category: Notable People

A Conversation with Bill Agnew: Part Three

The Highlands Historical Society is committed to preserving stories of the neighbourhood’s past. In this project’s latest chapter, longtime Highlands resident Bill Agnew shares memories of working and playing in the area. In part three of the interview, Bill talks about starting a block party tradition, moving on from the confectionary business, and the deep…

A Conversation with Bill Agnew: Part Two

The Highlands Historical Society is committed to preserving stories of the neighbourhood’s past. In this project’s latest chapter, longtime Highlands resident Bill Agnew shares memories of working and playing in the area. In part two of the interview, Bill talks about the adventures he and his wife, Wendy, experienced while running a successful chocolate factory,…

A Conversation with Bill Agnew: Part One

The Highlands Historical Society is committed to preserving stories of the neighbourhood’s past. In this project’s latest chapter, longtime Highlands resident Bill Agnew shares memories of working and playing in the area. His fascinating experiences range from his early years in the neighbourhood to running a successful confectionary business that started in his Highlands home.…

Speaker Series: Driving the Pacific Northwest in 1916

The Highlands Historical Society invites you to join us for a fascinating presentation by John McDougall, “Driving the Pacific Northwest in 1916”. Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 26, at 7:00 pm. Location:  Room HA010, Hole Academic Building, Concordia University Edmonton, 7128 Ada Blvd. Directions:  The Hole Academic Building is accessed from the parking lot on…