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, January 13 2020

Volunteer Opportunity: Newsletter Editor

The Edmonton and District Historical Society is seeking...
Friday, December 6 2019

2019 Christmas Party Recap

On November 26, we celebrated the EDHS Christmas...
Sunday, November 3 2019

President’s Message – November 2019

Over the course of a year, the Edmonton...
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