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    Halloween Haunt

    A ghost tour for your 2014 Halloween? Yes! This year, The Friends of Rutherford House Society has invited the award winning tour guide Nadine Bailey of Edmonton Ghost Tours, to make sure you some true Halloween experience. After your tour through the old Garneau and the historical buildings on U of A Campus, we invite you back to […]

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    Halloween Haunt

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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

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    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