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New Finland School District 435

SW 20 Tsp 17 R 33 W of the 1st Meridian


New Finland Post Office

Oerational 1896-08-01 to 1921-06-30
Sec.20, Twp.17, R.33, W1

Clayridge Post Office

Operational 1949-03-14 to 1969-11-28
NW 1/4 Sec.10. Twp.17, R.1, W2






Transcription of the above newspaper scans.

(external link for futher information) Saskatchewan Settlement Experience "The New Finland school, north of Wapella."

Note: "History of New Finland Colony covers 72 years of progress" is a newspaper article written by Ralph Gallop in approximately 1972. The term colony is used in the sense that there is an area or district of Saskatchewan where people of mainly Finnish origin settled.

Acknowledgements: Published circa 1972 by the Wapella Post, and reprinted here with kind permission from the The World-Spectator who subsequently purchased the Wapella Post.

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