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CLAYBANK BRICK PLANT HERITAGE SITE

CLAYBANK BRICK PLANT HERITAGE SITE

Claybank Brick Plant hosted hundreds of visitors during its annual Heritage Day festival a week ago. You may still visit Claybank today or any other Sunday in summer. It's worth the drive. The Plant is a National Historic Site and a Provincial Heritage Site in Saskatchewan. This year, there...


ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE REALLY REPRESENTS MODERN TOURISM

ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE REALLY REPRESENTS MODERN TOURISM

We celebrated Tourism Week in Saskatchewan in June. This helps bring attention to Saskatchewan and the impact of tourism here. The tourism industry contributes significantly to the our economy. Travel expenditures in 2017 reached 2.37 billion dollars. There are about 3,200 tourism organizations...


LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AWARDS 2018

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AWARDS 2018

The 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Awards were presented at Government House in Regina by His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Malloy on Wednesday, June 13th. This annual event celebrates those projects that safeguard the Living Heritage of Saskatchewan. Recognition is given for the...


ANOTHER ENDANGERED PROPERTY

ANOTHER ENDANGERED PROPERTY

Historic old St. Vital Church is being considered for demolition. Built in 1883, of short-log type of construction. It is the oldest RC church in Saskatchewan. It is one of only three buildings left in Battleford, other than Fort Battleford, that predate the Rebellion. The church has been Town...


LEGACY PUBLICATIONS

LEGACY PUBLICATIONS

Margaret Hryniuk, Frank Korvemaker and Larry Easton have produced two coffee-table books relating to historic Saskatchewan buildings. Legacy of Stone focuses on stone buildings erected throughout the province. It was selected as the Book of the Year in the 2009 Saskatchewan Book Awards. Legacy...


GOVERNMENT HOUSE

GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Government House, 4607 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, is one of 52 Provincial Heritage Properties. It was commissioned in 1888, after the Territorial capital was moved by the federal government to Regina from Battleford. It was completed in 1891. The building's heritage value lies in its use as the...


HERITAGE PROFESSIONALS DIRECTORY

HERITAGE PROFESSIONALS DIRECTORY

Did you know the Architectural Heritage Society of Saskatchewan maintains an online directory of heritage professionals? We do, primarily to provide you a source of contacts for advice, funding, planning and restoration. This register lists architects, designers, engineers,...


SASKATCHEWAN ARCHIVES

SASKATCHEWAN ARCHIVES

At the City of Saskatoon Archives, they work to preserve and provide access to the historical records of the City as well as to those of historically significant individuals and organizations. Did you know that the Saskatoon area has been inhabited for at least 8,000 years. Remnants of the...

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