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Regina in Sherwood No. 159, Saskatchewan — The Prairie Region

Government House

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1. Government House Marker
Inscription.  [English] Residence of the Lieutenant Governors of the North-West Territories (1891-1905) and Saskatchewan (1905-1945), Government House is one of the few surviving territorial buildings and was for many years the hub of official social life in Regina. Completed in 1891 to the designs of Thomas Fuller, Chief Architect of the federal Department of Public Works, it is typical of many late 19th-century public buildings. The south wing, containing a ballroom and bedrooms, was added in 1928. In 1978-1980 the Saskatchewan government renovated the building and restored the central portion.

[Francais] Résidence des lieutenants-gouveneurs des Territories du Nord-Ouest (1891-1905) et de la Saskatchewan (1905-1945), Government House est l’un des rares bâtiments de l’administration territoriale encore debout. Concu par Thomas Fuller, architecte en chef du ministère fédéral des Travaux publics, il fut achevé en 1891. Il est typique de nombreaux édifices publics de la fin du XIXe siècle et a longtemps été le centre de la vie sociale officielle à Regina. L’aile sud, qui contient une salle de bal et des chambres, date de 1928. Entre 1978
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et 1980, le gouvernement de la Saskatchewan a rénové le bàtiment et restauré le corps central.
Erected by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
Location. 50° 27.258′ N, 104° 38.827′ W. Marker is in Regina, Saskatchewan, in Sherwood No. 159. Marker can be reached from Hewitt Place just south of Dewdney Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is along a sidewalk just north of the courtyard in front of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina SK S4T 1B7, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Connaught Library (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Albert Library (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Saskatchewan Revenue Building (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); Regina Land Titles Building (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Hon. Walter Scott (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Creation of the Province of Saskatchewan (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); The Evolution of a Bridge (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Regina's Lake 1883–1960 (approx. 2.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Regina.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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