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Your home could star in movies and tv series!

by Samantha Quantz, Locations Officer, Edmonton Screen Industries Office Film and television productions are always on the look-out for unique locations. Do you recognize this location? Do you recall the Emmy Award Winning Apple Christmas Commercial “Misunderstood”? The Edmonton region has served as the backdrop for popular movies like The Assassination of Jesse James, Cut…

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…

It’s A Jolly Time of Year!

Photo Credit: Johanne Yakula This will be my final blogpost as a board member and current “web master” of the Highlands Historical Society. It’s been a fun 14 years and I’m so pleased to have met so many people that share my values around the preservation of heritage buildings and the importance of shared stories…