307617 HighlandsCoverMy Heart’s in the Highlands by Ken Tingley provides a history of the development of the Highlands community. It features pictures and stories about many of the original home owners and the most significant historical buildings. Available at Mandolin Books and Audrey’s Books for $29.95.

MacGrath MansionThe Magrath Mansion souvenir book by the HHS contains a complete history of this iconic building as well as several full color photographs of the interior. Available at Mandolin Books for $14.99.

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Published in 2018 to commemorate our 30th Anniversary, the James Bond Steele Diaries follow the daily life of the one room schoolteacher who taught children of settlers in early Edmonton, including what is now the Highlands. Transcribed by David Ryning, and edited by Melanie Moore and Robyn Fowler, this book is available at our events, Mandolin Books, and the Provincial Archives Gift shop for $30.


The Highlands Historical Foundation, and it’s only child, the Highlands Historical Society (us) have published over 40 Newsletters. We have digitized many of these, and are “piloting” making these available to the public in this space.

1991: Volume 3, no 1 (Spring)

  • William Magrath: Founder of the Highlands
  • Farewell to old Friends.  Lepines retire after 36 years at bakery
  • Through the eyes of a child: Part II.  Excerpts from Phyllis Patterson’s novel of growing up in the Highlands during the Great Depression
  • College roots run deep.  Concordia long part of Highlands community
  • Researching your home
  • The historical resources designation programme
  • The Chown Residence 11141 – 62 Street

1992: Volume 3, no 1 (Spring)

  • New Generation of Volunteers Sparks League
  • Streets Aglow for Festival of Lights
  • The Gimbys
  • 63rd Street Grows Up
  • The Renaissance on 112th Avenue.  The Gibbard Block

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