Tell your story

Strathcona County's history can be traced through stories, recollections and documented activities of past and present residents. Activities that convey the spirit of our community would illustrate various themes, including:

  • family and daily life
  • neighbourhoods
  • community events - formal and informal
  • community groups, associations or societies
  • agriculture and agricultural organizations
  • local business and industry
  • church activities
  • school life and related associations
  • sports teams and clubs
  • social clubs
  • arts, crafts and hobby clubs
  • service clubs and other non-profit groups
  • municipal government history
  • scenic views and landscapes

Materials of interest
In capturing our past, we want to convey the stories, knowledge and skills of individuals and/or families who now call or once called, Strathcona County home.

We are looking to paint a picture of the community's past for today and the future.

Materials of historical significance might include:

  • letters or other correspondence
  • stories (written or spoken)
  • demonstrations of heritage skills 
  • diaries
  • scrapbooks
  • photographs
  • minutes of meetings
  • financial records
  • maps
  • home movies, sound recordings
  • posters, handbills
  • drawings or paintings of local scenes, events

If you have old materials and you wonder if they have historical value, give us a call and ask.

Help us capture the community's past
Contact the Community Heritage Legacy office today if you:

  • keep records of historical significance, or you know someone who does
  • you have found old records that you don't know what to do with
  • know where we might find records of past, now inactive groups
  • would like someone to come and meet with you or your group about local history and/or caring for historical records in your keeping
  • have personal or family records you want to share

Contact , 780-464-8022

You may be referred to Strathcona County Museum & Archives. 

Photographs courtesy of Strathcona County Museum & Archives

Last updated: Friday, December 01, 2017
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