We are located near Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan, just 83 km North of Saskatoon. For detailed instructions on how to get here, visit our Location page or click the button below for Google Map directions.
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We are closed during the week because of ongoing research and work in the area. The site is located on private property, and we ask you to respect the hours of operation and the privacy of the owners and residents of the land. Please be assured that we are doing all we can to ensure that you enjoy your visit in a safe and protected environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to seeing you soon. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.
When you arrive at the site, you will be greeted by persons in period costume, as the settlers would have been.
Your greeter in Doukhobor costume will provide you with a map brochure to begin your walk to the ten areas of historical significance:
Bread, salt and water symbolize our basic principle:
This represents the basic staff of life, life symbols, essentials of life, and the spirit of sharing of hospitality.
You will learn all about the survival and struggles of the Doukhobor’s who lived in the Dugout Houses.Photo credit: Larry Ewashen Learn more
The archeologist’s exploration of artifacts, which are displayed in the Museum, tells the story of 300 people, of which 9 families, and 46 people, lived in one dugout cave.Learn more
You may wish to purchase a slice of freshly – baked Doukhobor Bread and jam and enjoy various tasty eats while relaxing overlooking the river valley at the Peter The Lordly Verigin Patio.Photo credit: Larry Ewashen Learn more
Stop by the Донна Gift Shop for Doukhobor souvenirs, jams, honey, pins, chocolate and so much more.Learn more
A ceremony officially designating Doukhobor Dugout House as a National Historic Site of Canada was held in July 2013.Learn more
If you wish to donate to Donna’s project, the renovation of the Doukhobor Prayer Home, please e-transfer or contact us at email@example.comLearn more
Costume and the ambiance will be true to tradition of the people who came here at the end of the 19th century. Doukhobor Bread is available to purchase and enjoy at home!
Come and enjoy the peacefulness and beauty, and be intrigued by this little-known bit of Saskatchewan history.