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Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site


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Explore the home of Canada’s Grand Old Man of Agriculture, W.R. Motherwell, when you step back in time and re-discover the joy of farming on the prairies in the 1900s. Join staff at work in the fields and caring for the animals. Enjoy a wagon ride and smell the fresh-cut hay. Soak up the summer with live music and hand-churned ice cream you made this morning.

Featured Activities

From field to fork, re-connect with the land and a traditional way of farming 
Make hay while the sun shines at the historic homestead where Canada’s agricultural policy was born. Gather wheat into sheaves, learn to milk a cow, savour an authentic homestead supper.
Feeding the troops: Commemorating the Home Front’s Efforts in the First and Second World Wars 
Fields of poppies scarlet at your feet recall lives given in the trenches in the wars in Europe. Grab a spade in the garden and dig for Victory, learn how Canada kept Allied forces fed.
Symphony under the Sky Festival 
Join us for a jam packed day of activities including threshing demonstrations, the Field to Fork Festival and kids activities. The highlight of the afternoon will be Regina Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony under the Sky!
Little farmhands get ready to dive into prairie homestead life in the 1900s
From carefully collecting warm eggs from the henhouse to learning how to grind freshly-threshed wheat to make flour for bread, who knew homestead life could be such fun?

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