“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Regina, Saskatchewan

Albert Library Marker image, Touch for more information
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Albert Library Marker
1 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Albert LibraryMunicipal Heritage Property
Albert Branch Library was built in 1927 on the site of one of Regina's first branch libraries. The architect Joseph Warburton used a Gothic theme in the entranceway with Tyndal stone details highlighting the windows and roofline. This plaque was . . . Map (db m196918) HM
2 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Connaught LibraryMunicipal Heritage Property
Connaught Branch Library was built in 1930 to provide a public library service in this area. The architect Joseph Warburton highlighted this public building with classical Tyndal stone details details surrounding the entranceway. The building is . . . Map (db m196919) HM
3 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Government House
[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 . . . Map (db m196906) HM
4 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Military Nurses of Canada / Les infirmières militaires du Canada
[English] Thousands of Canadian nurses have provided skilled and compassionate care to the sick and wounded in battle since 1885. In 1904, professional nurses entered the Canadian Army Medical Corps as Nursing Sisters. They were the . . . Map (db m201376) HM WM
5 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Regina Land Titles BuildingProvincial Heritage Property
Constructed between 1907 and 1910, the Regina Land Titles Building was the first public building commissioned by the newly-established Province of Saskatchewan. Designed by the prominent Toronto architectural firm of Darling and Pearson, the . . . Map (db m196921) HM
6 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Regina's Lake 1883–1960
Originally, settlers in and around Regina thought of Wascana Creek in practical terms. The creek was first dammed in 1883, creating the reservoir now known as Wascana Lake. The reservoir provided the settlement with the only substantial body of . . . Map (db m196903) HM
7 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — Saskatchewan Revenue Building
This building, designed by Regina architects Storey and Van Egmond, was constructed in 1914 as the head office of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator Company. Established in 1911, the company was one of the first major farmer co-operatives and . . . Map (db m196920) HM
8 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina — The Evolution of a Bridge
In 1883 the CPR and its business partner, the Canada North-West Land Company, spent more than $14,000 in the new Regina town site digging a well, grading five streets, and building a dam. That dam was the first control structure on Pile of Bones . . . Map (db m196905) HM
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9 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina, Downtown — Creation of the Province of SaskatchewanCréation de la province de la Saskatchewan
[English] The province of Saskatchewan, formerly of the North West Territories, was created on 1 September, 1905, and inaugurated on this site by Governor General Earl Grey and Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier on 4 September, . . . Map (db m201271) HM
10 Saskatchewan, Sherwood No. 159, Regina, Downtown — Hon. Walter Scott1867-1938
Walter Scott, a prominent journalist and politician, was raised in rural Ontario. In 1885 he moved west and, as a member of Parliament (1900-1905), played a leading role in achieving provincial status for Saskatchewan. Appointed its first Premier . . . Map (db m215979) HM
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Dec. 4, 2023