• Ad Hoax Alert

    Alert: The contact information for Rutherford House has recently been wrongly used in an advertisement for the sale of dogs. Please be aware we are not associated with this or any other company that sells items or animals through an online advertisement.

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    Ad Hoax Alert

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    Children’s Book Project

    The Children’s Book Project, new for the 2014-2015 year, will take young children on a journey through time to explore Edmonton’s history, as the characters discuss how the city has evolved and changed over time. The book is intended to speak to children in a fun and engaging way that history is all around them […]

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    Children’s Book Project

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    Board Recruitment 2015

    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 2015

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    Translation Project

    The Friends of Rutherford House Society 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 we have the initial translation complete for both French and Spanish self guided tour booklets. We are working with Alberta Culture to publish these booklets, […]

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    Translation Project

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    Visit Rutherford House

    Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site, which is operated by the Government of Alberta, 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 […]

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    Visit Rutherford House