Yorkton's Early Story

Yearly Summary

 Pre-Settlement

 1882-1889

 1890-1899

 1900-1909

 1910-1919

 1920-1929

 1930-1939

 1940-1949

 1950-1959

 1960-1969

 1970-1979

 1980-1989

 1990-1999

 2000-2009

 2010-Present

Articles

Books Available

Municipal Manuals

Scrapbook

Other History

Yorkton's 125th Anniversary

Gallagher Centre Renovations

 On-Site Photos

Water Plant Expansion

Water Pollution Control Plants

2010 State of Emergency

Therese Lefebvre Prince, Historian
Tel: (306) 786-1722
Fax: (306) 786-6880
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Historical Articles

With the help of an assortment of stories, we hope to reveal interesting episodes and many of the facets of the early settlement, village and town life and the vitality and colour of our city.  More articles will be added over time.

Advice About Coming West

British Commonwealth Air Training Plan

Bull Crescent and the Folklore of Bull's River

Fort Ellice - An Oasis For Early Yorkton Settlers

Local Library Lore & The Lighter Side of Library Life

The Mayor's Chair

Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier Visits Yorkton

Samuel Foster (Foster Street named after him)

The Travelers' Aid Society Of Yorkton

York Colony Land Inspector's Letter

The Yorkton Armouries