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As February turned into March and museum programming staff enjoyed the last of February’s Teachers’ Conventions, the remaining History Centre program booking dates were all claimed! Therefore, as of March 1st, the History Centre is fully booked until the end of the current school year. Registration for the 2014/2015 school year opens Monday, June 2nd, 2014. Be sure to visit this website, on June 2nd, to book the program and date that you prefer for next year!

Open dates still remain for our History On The Road junior and senior high programs. Dr. Doug Davis will ensure that your students are thoroughly entertained while he interprets complex historical themes and events. Only $200.00 per program –  BOOK NOW!


Interested in meeting History Centre & History on the Road program interpreters as well as investigating key pieces of our venue and programs – without making a trip into Fort Saskatchewan? Join us for a 10:15 AM History Centre presentation at the Elk Island Public Schools Professional Development Day, on Friday March 7th at Strathcona Christian Secondary School in Sherwood Park.

Here’s to a fantastic month!

Cherise Elliott – Coordinator, Historic Site Programs

March 2014 at the History Centre

Posted on March 4, 2014On The RoadSessions

As February turned into March and museum programming staff enjoyed the last of February’s Teachers’ Conventions, the remaining History Centre program booking dates were all claimed! Therefore, as of March 1st, the History Centre is fully booked until the end of the current school year. Registration for the 2014/2015 school year opens Monday, June 2nd, […]

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 […]

"Amazing learning connections were made between our study of past and present and your program. Lunch facilities were great. The games and hands on activities we played were so much fun. So many happy faces to be spending time in jail! The tour of village were also extremely well done. Again, the children were kept engaged and involved. The mock trial was great fun. I can’t say enough about your program It is absolutely fanstastic. Your staff does an outstanding job leading the children."