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January to March 2014 at the History Centre

Posted on February 6, 2014EventsOn The RoadSessions

The History Centre started 2014 off with historical fun (and why not)! January 7th was the launch of our Grade 4 Connections to the Peoples program at the Fort Saskatchewan Museum & Historic Site. The Connections to the Peoples program is designed to elucidate general and specific curricular outcomes outlined in the Alberta Social Studies […]

Happy Holidays!

Posted on December 4, 2013Sessions

Thank you for another wonderful Autumn season at the History Centre! The schools that visited us in October helped to get our facilitators warmed up for a busy 2014. New for the 2013/2014 programming year is an appreciation gift that the History Centre, and its sponsors, presents to returning schools to thank them for their […]

2013 – 2014 Season at the History Centre

Posted on October 2, 2013On The RoadSessions

Happy Autumn to all of you! The 2013/2014 season of the History Centre is going to be an exciting one. As of October 1, 2013 the History Centre is over 60% booked with almost all available dates, in 2014, reserved. If you are considering booking your class for a History Centre program, November is the […]

History Centre Moves to Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on August 20, 2012EventsOn The RoadPress Release

The Edmonton and District Historical Society’s History Centre is moving to the Fort Saskatchewan Museum & Historic Site. The Edmonton and District Historical Society (EDHS) is one of Alberta’s oldest heritage institutions, tracing its origins to 1907. In recent years, the Society has offered curriculum based history programs through the History Centre, receiving enthusiastic endorsements […]

"The tour of the Precinct was really interesting and very engaging for the children. There were so many hands on activities for them to participate in that they were always engaged. I love that they are allowed to touch and explore many of the items around the precinct. That makes such a difference to keep them engaged, on task and motivated. The learning connections between what we talked about in school and what we saw were evident in the conversations between the kids and the interpreters."