Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site
NOTICE: Admission increase
On September 2, 2014 admission fees will increase at Rutherford House. The cost of purchasing annual passes will also increase. Find out more on the Admission and Hours page.
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 Edwardian-era
home maintains the Rutherford tradition of hospitality and offers visitors
a glimpse into the past with costumed interpreters, guided tours and
The Great War Knitting Project
Help Rutherford House build a collection of soldier comforts and war fashions by “knitting your bit.” In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the commencement of The Great War (1914), Rutherford House is launching The Great War Knitting Project. Join us for this first monthly session, with opportunities to share period patterns and wool suggestions for knit and crochet projects.
The Great War Knitting Project is a year-long series of sessions ~ with the first session happening on: Sunday, January 26 from noon to 5 p.m.
Subsequent sessions are listed below. Each session will run from noon to 5 p.m.
- March 16
- April 6
- May 11
- June 22
- July 13
- August 23
- Sept 14
- October 19
- November 23
Last reviewed/revised: August 26, 2014