Welcome to the Edmonton and District Historical Society (EDHS). We’re a non-profit, charitable society with a mandate to promote and preserve the history of Edmonton and the surrounding district. We offer a number of historical and educational events and programs over the course of the year, including our Speaker Series, and the annual Historic Festival and Doors Open Edmonton.

The EDHS is a chapter of the Historical Society of Alberta (HSA), a provincial organization created in 1907 to preserve and disseminate Alberta’s history through its publications.

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Baseball at Diamond Park
ca. 1920
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The Fur Trade In The West
By Phyllis Arnold

Monday, April 29 2019

2019 AGM Recap

On the evening of Tuesday, April 23, the...
Thursday, April 25 2019

John Rowand Night Recap – Quarantine: The Spanish Flu of 1918-1919

On Tuesday, April 23, a capacity crowd of...
Wednesday, April 24 2019

We’re moving!

After nearly two decades operating out of Queen...
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