The Heritage Property Act, R.S.S., 1978, c. H-2.2
Notice is hereby given that not less than thirty (30) days from
the date of service of this notice, the Council of the City of
Yorkton, intends to pass a bylaw pursuant to the provisions of The
Heritage Property Act, to designate as Municipal Heritage Property
the following real property known as:
The Dulmage Homestead
Legally described as:
ISC plan: 101440459
S.W. ¼ Sec. 3, Twp. 26, Rge. 4 W. 2nd Mer.
And located at:
Within the boundaries of the Ravine Ecological Preserve west of
the Yorkton Agriplex.
The reasons for designation are as follows:
- The Dulmage property was part of a quarter section of a large
tract of land originally granted by the Dominion Government to
Yorkton’s founding company, the York Farmers’ Colonization Company
Limited of the City of Toronto, ON incorporated on May 12, 1882. The
Dulmage property was the last of the company’s original land
- George Dulmage was a farmer, inventor, manufacturer, and an
individual involved in a unique project of the wartime effort.
- Remnants of the Dulmage farmstead buildings, located within
the city limits provide a one of a kind opportunity for people to
learn about the farming, inventing and manufacturing experience.
- Together with the Ravine Ecological Preserve, the Dulmage
farmstead incorporates a historical, cultural and environmental
outdoor interpretive locale.
Any person wishing to object to the proposed designation must
provide written representation to City Council at its meeting to be
held on Monday, March 8, 2004 in City Hall Council Chambers,
Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 7:00 p.m. Written submissions will be
considered when the public hearing in respect to this Notice of
Intention to Designate is in session.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2004
Jeffery Humble, Director of Planning and Engineering
Tel. (306) 786-1727