• All laddies and lassies welcome!

    The Robbie Burns Day Dinner

    Don your best kilt and celebrate Robbie Burns Day with a four course meal prepared by Chef Richard Toll, scotch and whisky for purchase from Vino Mania, music by bagpiper, Chris Arbter. All laddies and lassies welcome! The Friends of Rutherford House Society presents The Robbie Burns Day Dinner Saturday, January 17, 2015 6:00pm – […]

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    The Robbie Burns Day Dinner

  • An intimate and colorful event that the Friends of Rutherford House Society has to offer this winter.

    Mini Market at Rutherford House CANCELLED

    We regret to announce that the Rutherford Mini Market due to take place from 6 pm to 9 pm tonight (Thursday, November 27) has been cancelled. Unfortunately the weather forecast calling for heavy snowfall today and this evening has led to the cancellation of the Rutherford Mini Market on the grounds of public safety. We […]

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    Mini Market at Rutherford House CANCELLED

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    Translation Project

    The Friends of Rutherford House has been working on translating the self-guided tour booklets that are used by visitors to the house. We are very pleased to announce that, as of the end of April, 2014, we have the initial translation complete for both French and Spanish self guided tour booklets. We are still looking […]

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    Translation Project

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    Annual General Meeting – June 18, 2014

    Dear Friends, We would like to extend an invitation to all our members to attend the Annual General Meeting of The Friends of Rutherford House Society.   Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site Please RSVP your attendance to FoRHS@gmail.com

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    Annual General Meeting – June 18, 2014

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    Board Recruitment 2014

    The Friends of Rutherford House Society Board of Directors is accepting applications! FORHS has been an Edmonton institution since its incorporation in 1985. Many heritage advocates, charity enthusiasts, and community-minded individuals have made their mark by volunteering their time and talent to this Society. FORHS offers experience in many areas including: heritage, education, research, volunteer […]

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    Board Recruitment 2014

  • Books

    Centennial Book Project

    ….your stories, our heritage. The year 2011 marks the centenary of Rutherford House as a fixture on the University of Alberta campus and in the community of Garneau. The house has taken on many roles since 1911. From its origin as the home of Alberta’s first premier, to housing the Delta Upsilon Fraternity, to its […]

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    Centennial Book Project

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    Visit Rutherford House

    Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site was the home of the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford. In 1911, A.C. Rutherford, his wife Mattie and their family moved into this beautiful brick mansion near the university campus. The family entertained friends, relatives and influential Edmontonians for more than a generation. Today, this restored and furnished […]

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    Visit Rutherford House