ECAMPing Trip: Edmonton’s Identities – The History of a City in Search of Itself

On Thursday, October 1st, 2020 from 7-9 pm, join Tom Long and ECAMP Curator, Christina Hardie, for an exploration of Edmonton’s various identities & how they connect to our past.


ECAMPing Trip: Edmonton’s Identities – The History of a City in Search of Itself

Thursday, October 1st 2020

7-9 pm

Watch a recording of the Oct. 1, 2020, ECAMPing Trip! 

October ECAMPing Trip Post-Event Resources

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Hosted by Edmonton City as Museum Project Curator, Christina Hardie, with special guest Tom Long, join us as we take a trip through Edmonton’s identities past & present to inform a discussion on our future. What do these different monikers say about our city? And what connections do these names have to the history of this place? Come ECAMPing to find out!

FREE ONLINE EVENT. Register now via Eventbrite.

ECAMPing Trips are online experiences that connect Edmontonians to the history of this place.

ECAMPing Trips allows people to discover their city as a museum by meeting local researchers and going behind the scenes of different heritage organizations in Edmonton.

Please note that the presentation will be recorded, live-streamed to Facebook, and made publicly available on the ECAMP website.



Tom Long 

Tom Long is a heritage programmer who specializes in living history and creative ways to engage the public. He co-founded and North Wind Heritage Consulting. He has a bachelor’s degree in Canadian History from the University of Alberta, and training from the National Association of Interpretation, Museum Hack, the Disney Institute, and the Alberta Museums Association. Do you want to talk about comics with him?

For more information about this ECAMPing Trip or other Edmonton City as Museum Project initiatives, please contact the ECAMP Team at