Promoting, Preserving, Publishing Our Heritage

Mercy on the Battlefield

As part of Remembrance Day week, Duff Crerar presented a talk titled “Mercy on the Battlefield” on the evening of November 9 th . The talk told the story of Ed Heller, a farmer from near Beaverlodge who volunteered for military service in WWI. He served as a medic and stretcher bearer.

The full story appears in the December, 2022 issue of the newsletter which is found on the Publications page.

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The Forbes Tea and Tour

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Registration Required.

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The Bear Lake/Emerson Trail Tour

Saturday, August 6th,2022

The bus will leave from the GP Museum at 9:00AM

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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.

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Field Trip to Kleskun Hills

This event has been CANCELLED.

With Speaker Margot Hervieux.

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Annual General Meeting

Featuring Speaker Kelly Chalifoux on Indigenous Peoples.

The AGM meeting for April 18, 2020 has been postponed to June 27, 2020, however it may require further postponement.

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Heritage Fair

The Heritage Fair has been CANCELLED for 2020

What is the Heritage Fair? It is an opportunity for grades 4 to 9 students to express their creativity in a variety of forms on Canadian history. The project may be a school project or a personal project. The focus is on developing your personal and interpersonal skills. It is a learning opportunity.

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Film Night

The Peace Country Historical Society  invites you to attend the showing of this historical film, produced in 1958 by the Nation Film Board of Canada. The film promoted the prosperous development of agriculture and industry in the peace country and gives "a tribute to the pioneer spirit which still finds scope in our northern settlement."

Do you remember 1958?

Everyone is welcome!

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