St. Clements Heritage website, click for home. St. Clements Heritage website, click for home.

Heritage Promotion

Heritage promotion

  1. Heritage sign at St.Jude's Church in Grand MaraisHeritage sign at St.Jude's Church in Grand MaraisHeritage Markers
    • Twenty-four markers have been erected for roads and other heritage sites
    • Learn more ...
  2. Heritage Website
    • The RM of St. Clements Heritage Committee launched a large and comprehensive heritage website aimed at students, visitors, residents and researchers on Sept 13, 2010
    • Previous to this they had posted 21 articles on the R.M. of St. Clements website, but soon realized more space was needed
  3. Heritage villageHeritage villageHeritage Village
    • Heritage displays have been developed for community events such as the St Clements 125th Anniversary, Lockport Centennial, Lockport Dam Family Festival and Selkirk Fair and Rodeo
    • Part of St. Clements 125th Anniversary celebration was student heritage banner competitions where the winning student's banners were proudly displayed in the community
  4. Historic Street Names
    • Council has approved a process where the RM of St. Clements Heritage Committee can propose heritage names for new streets in a subdivision. Names of prominent people have been adopted in new developments.
  5. Geocache siteGeocache site125th Anniversary Historic Geocaching Tour
    • Twenty-four geocaching sites were created in 2009 and located throughout the R.M. of St. Clements
    • Over 2,600 visitors have found the heritage cards located at each site and have learned about the local history of the RM of St. Clements
    • Learn more ...
  6. Heritage Tours and Presentations
    • Several tours have been given to seniors and other community groups on “Heritage Gems of St. Clements”
    • These presentations are available to other groups on request
    1. Selkirk and District Heritage Driving Tour
      • A two and a half hour round trip tour featuring historically significant sites in the R.M. of St. Clements, R.M. of St. Andrews and Selkirk area
      • Downloadable map and guide book
      • Learn more ...

Heritage Development

Heritage Development

  1. Historic Inventory of Buildings and Heritage SitesHeritage Bulding: Lockport Inn c. 1930sHeritage Bulding: Lockport Inn c. 1930s
    • 177 building and heritage sites were discovered in the R.M. of St. Clements
    • An inventory of buildings in the Grand Beach cottage area was completed in 2011
    • Learn more ...
  2. Heritage Information for Students
    • Extensive local history is being researched and compiled on our website for local students
    • Lord Selkirk School Division Historic Curriculum Enhancement (PowerPoint Presentations)
      • Ten Power Point presentations were developed for use by teachers for various grade levels in the school system. Learn more ...
      • An artefact kit is available for  teachers to further increase the educational impact of the material
  3. R.M. of St Clements Oral History Project
    • Two interviews with prominent local elders have been completed
    • Results will be reviewed and included on the web site
  4. Municipal Designation of Heritage Sites