COMMERCE
IN THE 1900’S
DISCOVER
Melfort & District Museum 401 Melfort Street, Melfort SK 306 752 5870 melfort.museum2@sasktel.net melfort.museum@sasktel.net
TOUR THE SETTLERS VILLAGE
day to day life from the field to a visit to the village.
LEARN the story of this iconic signature building in the City Of Melfort
ARTIFACTS from this majestic structure are viewed in the Museum PowerHouse
The “unforgettable summer experience” for the entire family
EXPERIENCE the building of THE MELFORT HISTORIC POST OFFICE in 1913
Melfort Historic Post Office - 1936 Photo by Ken Singer Photography Working in the Post Office Melfort Main St looking North
Western farmers were controlled by the railways and grain companies in the early 1900's. The offer made by a buyer was the only one available, and the farmer could either take it or go home empty handed. Learn what they did!
After 1920 The Melfort Co-operative Association continued to thrive. A success to this day.
Burrows Ave looking West The Melfort & District Museum Power House
DISCOVER more in the Melfort Museum PowerHouse. On your indoor guided tour see pictures, books, and registered archives from the City of Melfort
The early Melfort Fire Brigade
IF YOU WERE A FIREMAN IN 1913
you were paid one dollar for each fire alarm, and 50 cents after the first hour. Learn the Melfort Fire Brigade story.
The Fairy Glen Fire Cart The Fairy Glen Fire Cart
EXPERIENCE
Melfort & District Museum (306)752-5870 melfort.museum2@sasktel.net melfort.museum@sasktel.net
DISCOVER COMMERCE IN THE 1900’S
EXPERIENCE what it was like to buy, sell and prosper in the Melfort Museum’s authentic Settlers Village DISCOVER what is was like to wake up and head to the fields, go to the doctor, or browse the Hardware Store.
Tour the Settlers Village at the Melfort & District Museum and experience day to day life in the 1900’s
EXPERIENCE the building of The Melfort Historic Post office in 1913
LEARN the story of this iconic, signature building in the City of Melfort in the Museum Powerhouse
Photo by Ken Singer Photography
DISCOVER the birth of the Melfort Co-Operative Association from the 1900’s to present day
The early Melfort Fire Brigade on Parade
IF YOU WERE A FIREMAN IN 1913
you were paid one dollar for each fire alarm, and 50 cents after the first hour. You’ll see the Melfort Fire Brigade story.
The Fairy Glen Fire Cart
DISCOVER more in the Melfort & District Museum Powerhouse
Your indoor guided tour includes pictures, books and archives from the City Of Melfort
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