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Forestry Farm Superintendent’s Residence Open House – June 23rd

Come out on Sunday, June 23rd, from 1:30-3:30pm for the Forestry Farm Superintendent’s Residence Open House at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.

The Superintendent’s Residence is a National Historic Site and was the focal point of the Sutherland Forest Nursery Station which, from 1913 to 1965, occupied the site of the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Founded by the federal Forestry Branch in 1913, the Sutherland Forestry Nursery Station was created to promote shelter belts and European ideals of farm beautification on the prairies

The walking tour will begin at 2pm. Refreshments available. A Friends of the Forestry Farm House (FFFH) Programme.

Saskatoon History Review

Get your copy of the new Saskatoon History Review! Pick up a copy for only $12 at McNally Robinson, Turning the Tide Bookstore, WDM Gift shop, UofS Bookstore, or SaskMade Marketplace.

Or have a copy shipped right to your door! You can either E-transfter $15 (includes postage) to saskatoonheritagetreasurer@gmail.com and include your name and address or mail $15 to Saskatoon History Review c/o 831 Temperance Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0M8. Please make cheques payable to the Saskatoon Heritage Society.

The Saskatoon Heritage Society’s magazine Saskatoon History Review is the only publication of its kind in Western Canada. In their 29th issue, editor Don Kerr has brings together a mix of articles of interest to a wide audience. Paul Van Pul continues his history of Saskatoon’s airport, 1941-1953; Frank Peters remembers his working life in the construction industry in an interview with Don Kerr; Al Morton has written about Saskatoon’s street car history; Donald Park and Richard Rempel reminisce about their years at City Park Collegiate; and Ruth Millar presents interesting facts about a variety of Saskatoon schools in her photographic essay.