Nutana Pioneer Cemetery

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Nutana Pioneer Cemetery
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Details
Year established 1884
Location St. Henry Avenue
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Country Canada Canada
Owned by City of Saskatoon
Number of graves 162

Nutana Pioneer Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Diefenbaker Management Area of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The Cemetery is along the bank of the South Saskatchewan River. The cemetery is a designated Provincial heritage cite.[1]

Established in 1884, many of the earliest settlers in Saskatoon are buried at the cemetery. The Nutana Cemetery Company owned by cemetery from 1905 until 1910 when it became the property of the City of Saskatoon. Following the transfer to the city and due to the unstable river bank only family and plot owners with the last burial occurring in 1948.[2] After 1910 burials were preferentially shifted to the Woodlawn Cemetery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pioneer Cemetery". Saskatoon Heritage Society. Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Nutana Pioneer Cemetery". City of Saskatoon. Retrieved 2012-05-20. 

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Coordinates: 51°6′1″N 106°41′0″W / 51.10028°N 106.68333°W / 51.10028; -106.68333