Welcome to Peace Country
Historical Society

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Welcome to the Peace Country Historical Society’s website. We’re 1 of the 5 Chapters of the Historical Society of Alberta. We focus on the unique history of the Peace Country region in northwestern Alberta. Our objective is to foster, in many ways, an appreciation of this history.

On this site you will find:

  • a description of who we are and what we can do for you, including an invitation to join us.
  • announcements of upcoming events with historical themes. These include presentations, tours, and membership.
  • history projects that we carry out.
  • publications we sponsor as well as our latest Newsletters which contain articles about our history.
  • how to get in touch.



Cold War Experiences in the Peace Country

Currently Available

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The Kleskun Lake Ranch Tour

Saturday, June 4, 2022
The bus will leave the GP Museum Parking Lot
9:00 AM
You need to register for the tour
See the attached poster for details on registering for the tour to reserve a seat on the bus. We would also like to know if you will be purchasing lunch from the Teepee Creek Store.

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The Peace Country Land Settlement Database Project Presentation

Thursday, June 2, 2022
8:00 PM (immediately after the AGM)
Grande Prairie Museum Meeting Room.

The database, initiated and partially funded by the PCHS contains over 30,000 applications for Crown land, homesteads, and other lands by settlers in the Peace Country. The information will be of interest to people looking for ancestors or seeking to understand settlement patterns.