“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Moose Jaw No. 161, Saskatchewan

Central Fire Station Marker image, Touch for more information
By cmh2315fl via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0), May 28, 2015
Central Fire Station Marker
1Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — Central Fire Station
The opening of Moose Jaw's central fire hall in 1910 was a long-awaited event. The fire hall was designed in 1907 but construction was delayed when city council spent two years searching for the right building site. At the time of its opening, . . . Map (db m196929) HM
2Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — City Hall 1912-14
Architect: David Ewart, Ottawa • Contractor: McDiarmid & Co., Winnipeg The Dominion of Canada's Chief Architect adapted his standard Public Building design (similar buildings remain in Vancouver, Lethbridge and Regina) to create a . . . Map (db m196925) HM
3Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — Fire Hall 1909-10
Architects: Sholto Smith, Moose Jaw • W.A. Elliott, Brandon Contractor: Navin Brothers After a 2-year delay in building, while city council searched for an appropriate site, the Fire Hall was constructed featuring a 60-foot hose . . . Map (db m196928) HM
4Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — Main Street from CPR Station, c. 1908
When CPR construction reached here in September 1882, this view was part of a hay flat in the broad valley of Thunder Creek. Main Street divided the two sections of land reserved for the Moose Jaw townsite. In the beginning, the thoroughfare “was . . . Map (db m196924) HM
5Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — Private George Lawrence PriceLast Commonwealth Soldier Killed in First World War — KIA 10:58, November 11, 1918 —
Private George Price was born on December 15th 1892 in Kings County, Nova Scotia. As a young man he moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He enlisted in the 210th Infantry Battalion (Frontiersmen), Canadian Expeditionary Force (C.E.F.) in Moose Jaw on . . . Map (db m202457) HM
6Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw No. 161, Moose Jaw — Public Library 1912-13
Architect: Reid & McAlpine, Moose Jaw • Contractor: Peter Lyall & Sons, Montreal In1911, the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, skeptical of Moose Jaw's population claims, refused a request for a $50,000 library grant. Undaunted, the city . . . Map (db m196926) HM
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Mar. 29, 2023