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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Mince Pie
1954
City of Edmonton Archives
EA-160-1412

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East End Park
1913
City of Edmonton Archives
EA-10-2926-16

Speaker Series

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Baseball at Diamond Park
ca. 1920
City of Edmonton Archives
EB-23-2

Publications

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The Fur Trade In The West
By Phyllis Arnold
2017

Friday, May 29 2020

AGM Rescheduled

It should come as no surprise that we...
Thursday, March 26 2020

EDHS Response to Covid-19

Covid-19 is on everyone’s mind, including the board...
Wednesday, March 4 2020

Speaker Series Recap – Film Censorship in Alberta

On Tuesday, February 25, EDHS welcomed Dave Clarke...
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