The Edmonton and District Historical Society offers high quality, free programming that celebrates the history of Edmonton and area. Our speaker series, historic festival, publications, tours and special events are funded in large part by monies from the Casino we are awarded every two years. The time has come up again for our Casino, and…read more
Month: March 2019
Festival Partner Registration is Now Open!
The Edmonton and District Historical Society is now accepting registrations for the 23rd annual Historic Festival and Doors Open! The activities we choose to fill our free time go a long way to creating balance in our lives while connecting us to our communities. Culture and art, sports activities, recreation or exploring our many parks…read more
Speakers Series Recap – The Michel Band
Another large crowd gathered on February 26 for our Speaker Series presentation on the Michel Band. Celina Loyer, an Aboriginal Programmer at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert, is a great granddaughter of Michel Callihoo, who established the 100 square-km Michel Reserve northwest of Edmonton after signing an adhesion to Treaty Six in 1878. In 1958, the Michel Reserve became the…read more