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, March 6 2023

Opportunities with EDHS!

There are a number of exciting opportunities waiting...
Tuesday, August 30 2022

Casino Volunteers Needed! September 14th and 15th!!!

We are looking for volunteers to work at...
Saturday, April 30 2022

John Rowand Night 2022

In Person At Last!- A Fine John Rowand...
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