All posts tagged: heritage site

Couvent Jésus Marie Library

Couvent Jésus-Marie is believed to be the largest and most architecturally ambitious convent school erected in the Franco-Catholic colonies; few of these schools in Western Canada, if any, approach its scale and character. Excerpt taken from: Ecclesiastical Buildings in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan The most renowned area […]

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Sunset on the Prairies

This grain elevator in Gravelbourg, SK is the only remaining elevator (in Saskatchewan) built by the Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company and is one of the few remaining elevators built prior to the 1920’s. Many of these grain elevators have been dismantled and removed from […]

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Twilight on a Prairie Icon

This grain elevator was built in 1915, in Gravelbourg Saskatchewan. The heritage value of this Saskatchewan and Western Elevator Company elevator lies in its status as an example of grain elevators that were built during the expansion of the grain-handling industry between 1900 and 1930.The […]

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Ville de Gravelbourg / Town of Gravelbourg

This Court House is a Municipal Heritage Property located on Main Street in Gravelbourg, my home town.  Its heritage value resides in its architecture. Constructed in 1926-27, the building is one of a series of court houses designed by the office of the provincial architect, […]

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