Welcome to The Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society’s Website


Our mission is to create and contribute to projects that preserve the history of the Amisk-Hughenden, Alberta area.

The Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society
The Holy Trinity Anglican Church was built in Hughenden in 1914. Our historical society is responsible for the preservation of this beautiful little building that is central to our community.

Members of the Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society:

  • Myrna Swanson, President
  • Mark Wight, Vice President
  • Karen Carson, Treasurer
  • Patricia Mackie, Secretary
  • Terry Lee Degenhardt
  • Lori Knutson
  • Betty Manning
  • Heather Nelson

Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society’s CRA Charities Registration number is: 865138200 RR 0001

To contact us or to donate:

Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society

PO Box 27

Hughenden, Alberta T0B 2E0

In 2017, the Village of Hughenden created and distributed these postcards to help commemorate its 100th year anniversary.

  • Why We Were Formed and What We’ve Done

    August 28, 2019 by

    “It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.”– Henry David Thoreau The Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society was formed for the express purpose of compiling and publishing a history book of the Amisk, Hughenden and Rosyth areas of East Central Alberta. Since the book launch in 2006 our… Read more

  • Memories and Milestones 1905-2005

    August 27, 2019 by

    In 2006, after many hours of volunteer time, the Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society launched its two-volume history book called Memories and Milestones 1905-2005 during Hughenden’s 100th Anniversary celebration. As Chairperson of the Amisk-Hughenden Historical Society, incorporated in 2003, I am delighted that this history book, Memories and Milestones 1905-2005, has been printed. A wonderful thing happens… Read more

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