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Next of Kin Memorial Ave Walking Tour – October 17th, 2021

The Saskatoon Heritage Society is delighted to present a Walking Tour of Next of Kin Memorial Avenue, Woodlawn Cemetery on Sunday, October 17, at 2pm led by Peggy Sarjeant.
This “road of remembrance” is a National Historic Site, dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives during the First World War.
This walking tour is limited to 20 participants and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please send us a private Facebook message (facebook.com/yxeheritage/) with your name, phone number, and the number of people in your party.

The tour group will assemble at the second set of gates, and parking is available, either adjacent to the small building on the west side of Memorial Avenue or on 2nd Avenue, north of 33rd Street.

Please note that masks will be required during the tour.

Saskatoon History Review No. 31

The latest edition of the Saskatoon History Review is ready for purchase!

In this issue, Saskatoon Heritage Society President, Peggy Sarjeant, pays tribute to the Society’s founding President, longtime heritage advocate and previous editor of the ”Review”, Donald C. Kerr. Ryan Walker, Professor of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan, provides a walk through the unique and varied landscape of the Peggy McKercher Conservation Area. Former Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Reference Archivist, Bonnie Dahl, details the history of the Provincial Archives’ recently closed Saskatoon office. Local historian William P. Delainey used the recollections of early Saskatoon pioneer Robert W. Caswell to trace Saskatoon land deals during the “boomtime” era. Nutana Historian Dianne Wilson discusses her quest to identify the 1883 Charles Garrison House. Finally, City of Saskatoon Archivist, Jeff O’Brien, delights with the fascinating history of Factoria, the failed “Magic City.”

The issue is $14.00 plus $5.00 for shipping.

There are 3 options for payments:

a) Via credit card online through www.paypal.com

Send payment to  saskatoonheritagesociety@gmail.com

b) Payment can also be made via e-transfer to saskatoonheritagetreasurer@gmail.com. Please include the item you are purchasing (SHR No. 31) and a shipping address for the magazine to be sent to.

c) You can also purchase your copy using this mail-in form or at McNally Robinson, Turning the Tide Bookstore, WDM Gift shop, and SaskMade Marketplace.

Don’t miss out on this exciting issue!