of Alberta

The Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta seeks to foster, preserve and celebrate the heritage of Mennonites in Alberta.

We maintain an archives and library and welcome inquiries and visits by persons interested in any aspect of the Mennonite experience.   We publish a newsletter, occasional papers and books, and hold historical conferences twice a year.  We assist historians, genealogists and researchers interested in biographical. local and institutional histories.


We are still transferring content from our old website into our new one. If you need information from our old website, it is temporarily available at

News & events

Annual General Meeting - posted February 20, 2015

AGM Meeting – April 25, 2015
at Lendrum Mennonite Brethern Church
11210 – 59 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

General Meeting – 11:00 am followed at 1:00 pm by presentations and a celebration of the work of Peter Rempel and others with the Youth Orientation Units. Y.O.U. was a residential farm work program designed to assist young adult offenders in order that they may lead normal healthy lives. The 200 acre farm was located west of Edmonton near Warburg, AB.




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The Vauxhall Mennonite Church - posted August 12, 2013

(Anne Harder)- $7 – member price

Their Mark: Their Legacy - posted August 12, 2013

(Irene Klassen with Linda Neufeld Buhr, Frieda Dick, Alan D. Friesen, Anne Harder, Jake Harder, Peter Janzen, Dick Neufeld, John Schellenberg) – $22 – member price

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Photos for identification

2013.001 - posted July 19, 2013


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Eleanore Woollard (jmrwoollard at (more…)