Edenbridge, Saskatchewan

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Edenbridge, Saskatchewan
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Founded October 27, 1968

Edenbridge was a Jewish farming settlement northeast of Melfort. Its first residents came from Lithuania via South Africa. The name is an Anglicization of Yid'n Bridge (Jews' Bridge), for a nearby bridge over the Carrot River.[1] At its peak the Edenbridge Hebrew Colony had about 170 inhabitants, a post office, a school, and a synagogue -- Beth Israel Synagogue. The settlement is now abandoned.[2]

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Coordinates: 53°03′18″N 104°20′38″W / 53.055°N 104.344°W / 53.055; -104.344